7 edition of Ireland"s traditional crafts found in the catalog.
|Statement||edited by David Shaw-Smith ; photographs by David Shaw-Smith ; drawings by Sally Shaw-Smith.|
|Contributions||Shaw-Smith, David, 1939-|
|LC Classifications||TT59 .I74 1984|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||224 p. :|
|Number of Pages||224|
|LC Control Number||84178903|
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If it were possible to package the world of Irish crafts between covers, Shaw-Smith's book would do it. Visually stunning and articulate in its far-ranging commentary, it focuses on the traditional arts and crafts of Ireland and on the people who continue to practice and value these time-honored pursuits/5(5).
Ireland's Traditional Crafts Hardcover – March 1, by David Shaw-Smith (Editor) out of 5 stars 2 ratings. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ $ Hardcover $ 38 5/5(2). This is an excellent survey of an astonishing array of traditional crafts practiced in Ireland.
There are essays by experts that include descriptions of tools and techniques as well as the history of the craft, and there are photo essays on still more crafts/5.
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This is not a how-to book. However, it does show close-ups of people in the process of doing crafts. There are also pictures of tools used in the various crafts. The photographs are mostly black and white with a small color section ().
There are illustrations. There are columns of information to go with each craft.5/5(1). In this brilliant book, time stands still as we meet the skilled practitioners of more than forty-eight traditional Irish crafts, from woodcarvers, thatchers, goldsmiths, and potters to glassblowers of the world-famous Waterford crystal, crios weavers from the Aran Islands, and the makers of items as varied as harps and quilts, baskets and.
Book and shipping cost € / Contact us directly for book sales. Traditional Crafts of Ireland published by Thames and Hudson, is a best-seller and accompanies the “Hands” film series. It features over 40 crafts and full colour illustrations- a real compendium of Irish crafts.
Imbued by a sense of the urgent need to record crafts in their natural surrounding before they disappeared completely, David Shaw-Smith and his wife Sally, under contract for RTÉ have travelled the length and breadth of Ireland and its Irelands traditional crafts book to assemble this important collection of films on traditional Irish crafts and lifestyles, where the emphasis is on the Irelands traditional crafts book of human hands rather.
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A masterclass in old-school glamour, 18th century Russborough House rises from sleek manicured lawns in County rough is a bastion of artisanal Irish craft. Designers, sculptors and creators come together in the workshops here to showcase their impressive art.
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Presented by Derek Kinnen, this episode of Spectrum provides an insight into Ireland’s traditional crafts and a profile of Ulster poet and songwriter James Simmons. Firstly, Derek introduces a book by Tom Davies called Stained Glass Hours, an illustrated travel book and a religious work at the same time.
Langlands is a medievalist and archaeologist. He is on a mission not only to discuss the forgotten histories of many traditional crafts, but to take back some of the darker connotations of the word itself—crafty, witchcraft, and so forth.
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Traditional Irish crafts were not often made for market, or for income. Irish people made folk crafts to use in the home or to give away to close friends and family. These projects were often used for warding off evil or to draw blessings and protection to the family, their land and possessions.
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