HIMALAYAN TREASURES: ADORNMENTS FROM TIBET, NEPAL, BOOK

THAMES & HUDSON- Hardback
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Himalayan Treasures - Adornments from Tibet, Nepal, Bhutan, Ladakh & Arunachal PradeshåÊfeatures the private jewellery collection of Manfred Giehmann. Collected over 25 years during his numerous discovery journeys in the different parts of the vast Himalayan territory, the collection illustrates the region‰۪s people heritage and culture. It offers the reader a comprehensive view of the jewellery and ornamental traditions from the many tribal groups living in this part of the world.åÊMore than 500 pieces of jewellery and adornments are displayed. The amazing varieties of material, from gold, silver, brass, ivory, semi-precious stones, shells, horn, and leather... demonstrates the unlimited skills of the Himalayan jewellery craftsmen. This book has been written in recognition of their talents.åÊIn addition, an authoritative introduction by prominent French scholar Fran̤oise Pommaret, gives the reader a glance into the lifestyles and social systems of the indigenous people of the Himalaya.

Author: MANFRED GIEHMANN AND FRANÇOISE POMMARET Format : Hardback ISBN: 9789811406560 Size: 24.4 x 2.5 x 28.8 cm Pages: - 264 pages Publisher: THAMES & HUDSON
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