The Ornaments of Bengal: A Profile

The Ornaments of Bengal: A Profile

Ornaments_e-book coverBHOLANATH BHATTACHARYA
The Ornaments of Bengal : A Profile

This is the story of the ornaments of Bengal as viewed in the historical perspective. Ornaments primarily represent a means of personal beautification. Although jewellery conjure up precious stones and metal, history abounds in references to ornaments made of varied materials found easily in nature. While ornaments are an integral part of folk life, the relatively affluent sections of society have looked at them from the angle of ostentation and social status. The book traces the development of the ornaments of Bengal in fascinating manner with particular emphasis on how ornaments have reflected the social history of the land.

16.8 cm x 15 cm, 105 pages.

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