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Design Development and Realization

Elizabeth Galton

Elizabeth Galton is a celebrated British creative talent. Former Creative Director of Links of London, Elizabeth successfully modernized the brand's design. Elizabeth has consulted for many high-profile brands including Swarovski, Liberty and Harvey Nichols. She is a graduate of the Royal College of Art and visiting lecturer at the University of the Arts, the London College of Fashion and Central Saint Martins. She was appointed an official ambassador for London Jewellery Week in 2011. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Basics Fashion Design 10: Jewellery Design : From Fashion to Fine Jewellery

Fairchild Books (UK), 2012

Book chapter

...Sterling silver ‘Midas Touch’ necklace designed by Elizabeth Galton.The development team This chapter explores how a collection is developed and comes to market. It looks at the people involved in the design team and explains their roles...

Côte d’Ivoire

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 1 : Africa

Berg Publishers, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...Côte d’Ivoire, on the Gulf of Guinea, has more than sixty ethnic groups that make up the approximate population of seventeen million. The geography ranges from humid equatorial forest in the south to dry and sparsely treed savanna...

Ancient Peruvian Gold and Silver Jewelry: Fashion and Religion

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 2 : Latin America and the Caribbean

Bloomsbury Academic, 2005

Encyclopedia entry

...Gold metalworking is a human activity that dates back to antiquity. Mining and refining gold, combining it with other metals to obtain harder or colored alloys, melting it, and forming it into outstanding objects—knowledge...

Beads and Beadwork

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 1 : Africa

Berg Publishers, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...Although today most African communities purchase locally manufactured and imported glass beads for daily and ritual use, indigenous communities originally relied on locally available materials such as seeds and ostrich eggshells or marine...

The Jewelry Industry

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 3 : The United States and Canada

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...From early times, men and women have sought to adorn themselves. The desire to adorn the body answered several needs: communication of identity, including status and kinship, as well as symbols of protection and spiritual beliefs...

Ghana

Doran H. Ross

Doran H. Ross is a past president of the Arts Council of the African Studies Association, and is the Editor of African Arts and Textile: The Journal of Cloth and Culture. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 1 : Africa

Berg Publishers, 2010

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...Modern Ghana (to be distinguished from the medieval kingdom of Ghana in Mali) is centered on the Atlantic coast of West Africa and is firmly within the tropics with its shoreline about five degrees north of the equator. The country...

Jewelry

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 8 : West Europe

Berg, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...Jewelry, an anglicized version of the old French word jouel, means, in its broadest sense, body adornment. This definition is also valid for clothing, and both make the human body culturally visible. Like dress, jewelry belongs...

Jewelry of Malaysia

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 4 : South Asia and Southeast Asia

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...Beads were one of the earliest forms of manufactured body ornaments worn by indigenous groups in Malaysia. Some beads found in Borneo can be dated to the Metal Age. Earlier glass and stone beads that came from as far away as Egypt...

Liturgical Robes in New Zealand

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 7 : Australia, New Zealand, and the Pacific Islands

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...Liturgical dress worn by members of the Roman Catholic Church played an important part in daily life and religious observances, and rituals from birth to death, in colonial New Zealand. In 1838 Marist Catholic missionaries landed...