Author:Rita Devi Sharma & M. Varadarajan

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Handcrafted Indian Enamel Jewellery

By: Rita Devi Sharma & M. Varadarajan

Price: $13.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Roli Books: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015180

ISBN: 8174362479

Condition: New


Beauty and glamour are the enduring qualities of jewellery. Kundan and enamelling are two outstanding forms of crafting jewellery. While kundan is used to decorate the front of an ornament, enamelling is used for decorating both sides. Enamelling not only enhances the value and beauty of jewellery, but also serves as a parameter to test the purity of precious metals. Introduced by Europeans, enamelling was widely used during the Mughal period. The best specimens of enamelled jewellery have been produced during this period. Surprisingly, little has been written about this art. Handcrafted Indi... View more info