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Cameos: Classical to Costume
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Cameos: Classical to Costume (Hardback)

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This book is the first of its kind and the result of a labor of love by the authors, who researched the history of cameos and took over 500 color photographs of cameo jewelry. Over 1400 examples of cameo jewelry are depicted, representing a time span from the 1700s to the present. Subjects covered include mythological motifs of classical gods and goddesses, religious subjects and scenes, and the ever-present anonymous woman. A history of the cameo is provided, followed by individual chapters covering each of the materials used to make cameos, including amber, amethyst, glass, jasper ware, lava, mother-of-pearl, opal, plastics, quartz, shell, topaz, and Wedgwood. The beautiful, detailed photographs show the unique artistry and design of the cameos and their settings. This extensive book and price guide will appeal to all who appreciates the cameo's timeless appeal.

Art, Fashion & PhotographyAntiques & collectablesJewellery incl Buttons & Pins Publisher: Schiffer Publishing Ltd Publication Date: 31/05/2008 ISBN-13: 9780764329944  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Monica Lynn Clements is a teacher, writer, and antiques dealer specializing in rare books. Patricia Rosser Clements is a longtime antiques collector whose other interests include art, design and photography.

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