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The Jewellery Box

The Jewellery Box

By (author) Jorunn Veitegerg

$65.00

  • Over 500 pages of art jewelry!
  • All pieces reproduced in original size
  • The most important contemporary art jewelry makers in one collection
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    Full Description
    Jorunn Veiteberg has been wearing jewelry with a passion ever since she was a teenager. Covering nearly 50 years, her collection contains some 550 items, including work by 210 jewelry 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 jewelry, 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 jewelry.
    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 jewelry.
    Specifications
    Publisher
    Arnoldsche
    ISBN
    9783897906198
    Published
    25th Aug 2021
    Binding
    Hardback
    Territory
    USA & Canada
    Size
    5.83 in x 8.15 in
    Pages
    556 Pages
    Illustrations
    1000 color
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