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The Jewellery Box

The Jewellery Box

By (author) Jorunn Veitegerg

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  • Over 500 pages of art jewellery!
  • All pieces reproduced in original size
  • The most important contemporary art jewellery makers in one collection
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Full Description
Jorunn Veiteberg has been wearing jewellery with a passion ever since she was a teenager. Covering nearly 50 years, her collection contains some 550 items, including work by 210 jewellery artists from 30 different countries, some by unknown craftspeople, some even mass-produced. Conventional forms live side by side with experimental objects, and political statements mingle with humorous asides. It is this collection that makes up The Jewellery Box. The book deals with how Veiteberg became a collector, why she focused on art jewellery, and what it can do for us. It’s a personal story, but at the same time the volume is a contribution to the recent history of crafts, one that expands our understanding of jewellery.
About the Author
Jorunn Veiteberg has a Dr. Philos. in art history from the University of Bergen, Norway. She works as an independent writer and curator and lives in Copenhagen, Denmark. She has written and contributed to many books on fine art, crafts, and, not least, contemporary jewellery.  
Specifications
Publisher
Arnoldsche Art Publishers
ISBN
9783897906198
Published
2nd Jun 2021
Binding
Hardback
Territory
UK, US, Eastern Europe, France, Benelux, Japan, South Korea, Africa, South America & Ireland exclusive. South Africa, N&M East non-exclusive
Size
207 mm x 148 mm
Pages
556 Pages
Illustrations
1000 color
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