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Socio-Aesthetical Aspects of Gold Jewellery

 

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Gold is highly valued object not only for its economic worth & being unit of investment but also for its socio-aesthetical reasons. The main theme of this book deals with different aspects of gold jewellery in connections with various socio-religious dimensions. This anthropological study has been conducted in the famous Gold Market known as 'Sarafa Bazar' located in the city of Rawalpindi, Pakistan.It discusses how the use of gold jewellery turns into a social phenomenon and becomes a part of society, religion and aesthetics.It presents an anthropological account of the entire process of skill acquisition of gold craftsmen, the motifs and designs of jewellery, the aesthetic value attached to them and above all what makes it illumination of one?s social class, rank and status. In short, this book illustrates how material objects become meaningful in our social life and find their place in culture.
Product Specifications
SKU :COC10089
AuthorNadia Malik and Aneela Sultana
LanguageEnglish
BindingPaperback
Number of Pages84
Publishing Year03/02/12
ISBN978-3848422470
Edition1 st
Book TypeThe arts
Country of ManufactureIndia
Product BrandLAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing
Product Packaging InfoBox
In The Box1 Piece(Paperback)
Product First Available On ClickOnCare.com2015-08-19 00:00:00