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Jewellery is Life

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Published: 14.07.2010
Jewellery is Life.
Augustus Casely-Hayford
Frances Lord
Mah Rana
Edited by:
Fabrica
Edited at:
Brighton
Technical data:
58 pages
ISBN / ISSN:
0-9543380-06
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Intro
Jewellery is Life highlights the ways we use jewellery to mark occasions and events, significant or the everyday. Through jewellery, issues of value, communication, personal and collective histories are explored. The work reflects the importance of owning, giving and wearing jewellery throughout our lives.
Mah Rana is an archaeologist of memory. She has excavated amongst the prosaic silt of throwaway-life, to sift out the overlooked treasure. She has unearthed everyday objects that have been elevated from the ephemeral by the way in which they seem to have become engorged with powerful personal history and meaning...
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