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Jewelry Post on TAFA
July 18, 2012 rayela

Jewelry Post on TAFA

Posted in Blog, Featured Artist, TAFA: The Textile and Fiber Art List

Japanese Prostitutes

I wrote a post on jewelry and adornment for TAFA today.  The first half has vintage photos of different ethnic groups and what they considered beautiful and the second half shows some of the jewelry our TAFA members have made.  Go visit!

J is for Jewelry

One of my favorite books is Africa Adorned by Angela Fisher.  I didn’t include it in the post because most of it is metal.  It is, however, a wonderfully inspirational book and if you like tribal jewelry, it should be in your library.  She started documenting African jewelry over 30 years ago!  I also found that Angela Fisher has a jewelry line by that name.  Gorgeous website:  Africa Adorned.


Comments (2)

  1. Souple 4 years ago

    The vibrancy of the artwork and its cultural history/meaning are well portrayed in this book. Angela is a superb photographer bringing out the best in her subjects. It was a joy to go slowly through the book and absorb the wonderful things that make us all so different from each other.

  2. Ammy John 2 years ago

    Nice work keep it up.

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