Mardi Gras Treasures: Jewelry of the Golden Age

Mardi Gras Treasures: Jewelry of the Golden Age

by Henri Schindler


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Mardi Gras Treasures: Jewelry of the Golden Age by Henri Schindler

Final installment in the Mardi Gras Treasures Series looks at the artistry and craftsmanship of scepters, crowns, mantles, and krewe favors from Carnival's Golden Age. Exquisite in design and craftsmanship, Mardi Gras jewelry, offered as favors by krewe members, are cherished gifts, proudly worn year after year by the lucky recipients. As is everything related to Mardi Gras, these specially designed and crafted keepsakes are unique to the celebration and reveal the intricate detail observed in carrying out the annual tradition. Mardi Gras crowns, scepters, and mantles, designed exclusively for each krewe, dazzle with brilliant rhinestones and are truly fit for a king.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781565547254
Publisher: Pelican Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/31/2006
Series: Mardi Gras Treasures Series
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Henri Schindler, a New Orleans native, is the acclaimed designer of Mardi Gras parades and balls for some of the city's most eminent societies. He is highly regarded among Carnival historians for his knowledge of the festival's rich cultural legacy, and of its forgotten artists and builders.

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