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English Churches

By: Basil Clarke and John Betjeman

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, UK, Vista Books: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039449

Condition: Very Good


Printed pages: 208 with numerous b/w photographs. View more info

Jewellery of Tibet and the Himalayas

By: John Clarke

Price: $42.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Timeless Books: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002898

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 128 with 100 colour and 5 b/w plates. View more info

Jewellery of Tibet and the Himalayas

By: John Clarke

Price: $52.63

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Victoria & Albert Museum/TBI: 2004

Seller ID: 111491

ISBN: 1851774238

Condition: New


John Clarke has travelled widely in the area and his fascinating text discusses the connection of jewellery to religion and folk beliefs and its rich and many-layered symbolism. Drawing together historical texts and the oral traditions of living craftsmen, he gives a picture of how goldsmiths and jewellers operated in the past and today, and how jewellery was worn then and now. The vibrant combination of gold and silver with turquoise, coral, amber and pearls has an extraordinary visual impact and is valued as much for its religious and talismanic associations as for adornment. This beautifull... View more info