Jewellery in Israel

Multicultural Diversity 1948 to the Present
by Iris Fishof
$69.99

Publisher: Arnoldsche

Publication Date: November 01, 2013

ISBN: 9783897903968

Binding: Hardback

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In Israel East meets West. Their jewellery traditions blend, resulting in creative innovations. In the 1930s, immigrants from Germany and other European countries introduced the spirit of the Bauhaus, while oriental craftsmanship was invigorated in the 1950s and ’60s by immigration from Islamic countries. State jewellery companies preserved traditional crafts, while at the same time developing a new and elegant style, designed to express the national identity of the still young state of Israel.