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Books on history of clothing, Jewellery and cosmetics in Iran. IRAN 5000 YEARS OF CLOTHING, JEWELLERY AND COSMETICS This is the first book of its kind to cover the history of clothing, jewellery and cosmetics in Iran from 3000 BCE to the present time with high quality images. This pictorial history brings together the essentials of current research in all of these subjects in a coherent, easy-to-read format for the interested general public. The texts are complemented by 293 high quality photographs of many of the historic Iranian treasures displayed in major museums around the globe. The social histories of clothing, ornaments and cosmetics, and their impacts as determinants of class, status, religious observance and gender relations are touched on. There are also references to the creative techniques of the artists. Major urban settings, court life and historic personalities are the prime focus of this book. BEAUTY & FASHION HISTORY OF CLOTHING & JEWELLERY IN IRAN This book with 446 drawings, reconstructions and original pictures of spectacular museum objects, presents an original and exciting look at the colourful history of clothing and jewellery in Iran. Spanning a period of 5000 years, this is the first book of its kind, covering history of clothing and jewellery in a pictorial format. Superb reconstructions of clothing worn by men and women, from original objects and artifacts in the museums, reveal for the first time a complete history of clothing in Iran. See real brooches, bracelets, earrings and pins worn by ancient Iranians. Marvel through the hats, caps, crowns and hairstyles of ancient nobility, kings and queens. Samples from centuries old textiles, tools and materials provide a unique insight into the arts of fashion and beauty in Iran.

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