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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.
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).