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Rings: Jewelry of Power, Love, and Loyalty

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Publisher Comments:

This is the first book devoted exclusively to rings to consider them thematically rather than chronologically. The author brings her rich historical and literary knowledge to bear as she considers signets; rings associated with love, marriage and friendship; devotional, protective, and ecclesiastical rings; memento mori and memorial rings; rings associated with famous people and events; decorative rings; diamond rings; and rings as accessories. She helps us delight in them as works of art, and she makes their context come alive through paintings, drawings, and vivid quotations.

Rings of all periods are included—from ancient Egypt, Greece, and Rome through the Middle Ages and Renaissance up to the twentieth century. The rings are drawn not only from great museums but also from private collections, preeminently that of the noted gem dealer and art patron Benjamin Zucker.

Synopsis:

“Leaves no illustrative source unturned, embellishing . . . with portraits and oil paintings, engravings, woodcuts, old catalogues, ancient writings, inscriptions, drawings, publicity materials, and early photographs.” —Gems and Gemology

About the Author

Diana Scarisbrick has written extensively on jewelry in books, exhibition catalogues, and journals. She contributes regularly to Apollo, The Burlington Magazine, and others. She lives in England.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780500291122
Author:
Scarisbrick, Diana
Publisher:
Thames & Hudson
Subject:
Jewelry
Subject:
Crafts-Jewelry Techniques
Subject:
Antiques-Jewelry and Fashion
Publication Date:
20140131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
483 illustrations, 455 in color
Pages:
384
Dimensions:
22.54 x 21.59 mm

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"Synopsis" by , “Leaves no illustrative source unturned, embellishing . . . with portraits and oil paintings, engravings, woodcuts, old catalogues, ancient writings, inscriptions, drawings, publicity materials, and early photographs.” —Gems and Gemology
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