Thinking Jewellery/ Schmuck Denken

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  • Edition: Bilingual
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  • Copyright: 2011-07-16
  • Publisher: Arnoldsche
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What is jewellery? This new publication is a reflection on that question. Here is an interdisciplinary approach transcending the familiar categories crafts or art, applied or fine. What matters here is exploring what jewellery is - not what it looks like

Table of Contents

Thinking Jewellery - a process Schmuck Denken - ein Prozessp. 7
Thinking Jewellery. A theory of jewellery Schmuck Denken. Eine Theorie des Schmucksp. 11
Making Jewellery 1p. 41
Against method in the applied artsp. 73
Head jewellery - a theory of the theory of jewelleryp. 81
ęDiamonds are a girl's best friend'-The psychology of jewellery as beloved objectsp. 95
Lifelines: myth a meaning - learning and teachingp. 109
Bananas of all things: how Adolf Loos handled ornamentation or the evolution of culturep. 121
The magic object in modernism - an anthropological constant?p. 135
Making Jewellery 2p. 153
Pimp my black! Black death jewellery in youth subculturesp. 185
An object of beautyp. 197
West African fetish cult and European fetishismp. 219
Jewellery from the Orient as a source of inspirationp. 237
Making Jewellery 3p. 249
Educating the costumer aestheticp. 281
Jewellery as an indicator of gender subjectivityp. 295
Temptationp. 303
Recycling formsp. 321
Making Jewellery 1-3p. 328
Thinking Jewellery 1-7p. 337
Author biographies / Autorenbiografienp. 347
Photo credits / Bildnachweisp. 352
Imprint / Impressump. 352
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