Folk Jewelry in Poland


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Book Title: Bizuteria Ludowa w Polsce
Translation: Folk Jewelry in Poland
Author: Elzbieta Piskorz-Branekova
Language(s): Polish
Published: Warsaw, Poland – 2008
Format & Size: Hardcover – 8.25″ x 8″
Pages: 236 pages
Book Condition: Very Good Condition
Description: Exceptional, well-researched book about regional folk jewelry of Poland. The book is divided into 3 main sections with numerous subsections: Necklaces (amber, coral, stone, glass, etc.), Additions to Necklaces (pendants, medallions, crosses, etc.), Metal Jewelry (rings, pins, belts, buttons, Podhale jewelry, Cieszyn jewelry, etc.). The detailed text is accompanied by hundreds of color photos showing old Polish jewelry from the past three centuries. Includes an explanation of materials used, regional styles, function of jewelry and much more. The back of the book also includes a “Quick Reference” guide that summarizes what items were worn with each costume in 62 regions of Poland (sample pages from this reference are shown in the last photo below).

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Weight 2 lbs

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