Earrings

Author(s): Daniela Mascetti

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A presentation of the history of earrings from prehistory to modern times. It relates how the fashion of wearing precious earrings spread through the Mediterranean region and illustrates earrings covering every period and style from Rococo flowers to chaste Neoclassical discs.

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Daniela Mascetti is Deputy Director of Sotheby's jewelry department in London. She has written two books in Italian on 18th- and 19th-century jewelry and is co-author with David Bennett of "Understanding Jewelry".

The historical background - from antiquity to the 17th century; the age of elegance - earrings in the 18th century; the 19th century - riches and revivals; experiment and variety - earrings of today.

General Fields

  • : 9780500281611
  • : thames
  • : thames
  • : 1.16
  • : October 1999
  • : 303mm X 226mm X 20mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Daniela Mascetti
  • : Paperback
  • : New edition
  • : 391.7
  • : 224
  • : 600 illustrations, 108 in colour