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[789] The Modern Art Of Gemstone Carving
Engraved gemstones as jewelry or a symbolic interpretation of the world and society around us have a long tradition. Until today, the art of gemstone engraving can be seen in many different forms and variations such as deep-cut intaglios or gems with enhanced cameos and reliefs, three-dimensional sculptures and optical illusions. However, modern engraving is by no means exclusively restricted to purely figurine motifs in the style of portraits or heraldic styles, as they have been carved in large numbers of colored layer agate in the past centuries.... (2004)
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Show me more articles from: [GZ Art+Design]|[Helena Lambert]
Releated Categories: [Gem Carving]
ISBN: B00007B9ED

 

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