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    From the Back Cover ------------------- FROM the simple beads worn by Palaeolithic hunters to the splendor of Renaissance gold work and the sumptuousness of Art Nouveau enamels, here is a fascinating and informative guide to the development of Western Jewerly-concluding with the radical and experimental developments in the last three decades. Read more ( javascript:void(0) ) About the Author ---------------- Clare Phillips is a curator in the Sculpture, Metalwork, Ceramics & Glass Department at the Victoria and Albert Museum. Her publications include Jewelry: From Antiquity to the Present (1996) and contributions to Art Nouveau 1890–1914 (V&A, 2002), and Silver (V&A, 2003). Read more ( javascript:void(0) )