Jewelry: The Body Transformed Coffee Table Book
A beautiful coffee table book that explores jewelry and the bodies they adorned through 5,000 years of cross cultural history.
Published by The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Focusing on an exploration of how jewelry's meaning is informed by the body. Looking at 6 different methods of adorning the body - the book is divided into the following sections: Deconstructed, Divine, Regal, Idealized, Alluring, and Resplendent. With over 200 of examples of jewelry across the globe from antiques to present day - this book is a must for any jewelry lover.