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The jewellery box

Jorunn Veiteberg has been wearing jewelry with a passion ever since she was a teenager. Covering nearly fifty years, her collection contains some 550 items, including work by 210 jewelry artists from thirty different countries, some by unknown craftspeople, some even mass-produced. Conventional forms live side by side with experimental objects, and political statements mingle with humorous asides. It is this collection that makes up The Jewellery Box. The book deals with how Veiteberg became a collector, why she focused on art jewelry, and what it can do for us. It?s a personal story, but at the same time the volume is a contribution to the recent history of crafts, one which expands our understanding of jewelry. Exhibition: Bayerischer Kunstgewerbeverein, Munich, Germany (May 2021)
Print Book, English, 2021
Arnoldsche, [Stuttgart], 2021
exhibition catalogs
559 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), portraits ; 22 cm
9783897906198, 3897906198
The collection
My story
To collect
An interest in jewellery is born
Between symbol and jewellery: pin badges
Jewellery as art
My jewellery hot spots
Jewellery as comment
What jewellery can do