RAJASTHAN'S SILVER JEWELLERY

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  About the Book:   Rajasthan's rich culture has always captivated people from far and wide. In recent years several books have come on Rajasthan as well as on silver jewellery of India as a whole, but there were none exclusively on the living legacy of the traditional silver jewellery, as people sport it in Rajasthan. This book fills the void. With colourful pictures, it attempts to give a feel of the warmth and vibrancy of the desert state's vivid silver jewell...

 

About the Book:

 

Rajasthan's rich culture has always captivated people from far and wide. In recent years several books have come on Rajasthan as well as on silver jewellery of India as a whole, but there were none exclusively on the living legacy of the traditional silver jewellery, as people sport it in Rajasthan. This book fills the void. With colourful pictures, it attempts to give a feel of the warmth and vibrancy of the desert state's vivid silver jewellery.

 

About the Author:

 

Tripti Pandey is know for her deep love for culture. She is a recognised name in unfolding Rajasthan's rich heritage. Her involvement with folk music and dance resulted in a first ever book of its kind Where Silence Sings which received heartening reviews. She is an avid travel writer who explores culture and highlights its salient features. She has been honoured with Austrain President's Gold Medal in the year 2003.

 

CONTENTS

The Inspiration

Reflecting Heritage

Magic of the Jewellery

The Rambling Extravaganza

The Craft

Tradition Turns Trendy

The Art of Buying

Certain Common Traditional Designs

 

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Item Code: IDD843 Author: TRIPTI PANDEY Cover: Hardcover Edition: 2009 Publisher: Rupa Publication Pvt. Ltd. ISBN: 8129100541 Language: English Size: 8.6" X 8.2" Pages: 64 (Color Illus: 48) Other Details: Weight of the Book: 402 gms
Price: $32.00
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