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Design Approach to Kundan Jewellery-Development

Design Approach to Kundan Jewellery-Development

Year: 2011

Section: Design Aesthetics, Semiotics, Semantics

Editor: Chakrabarti, A.

Author: Vyas,K.Parag ; Bapat, V. P

Section: Design Aesthetics, Semiotics, Semantics

Pages: 775-783

Abstract

Indian jewellery was seldom studied with a scientific point of view where precise measurements and mathematical interpretation of articles under observation were possible. Studies so, far were limited to documentation of existing pieces, family heirlooms and collection of royalty published in form of photographic documentation. This study was driven by the need of a tool to objectively study Kundan jewellery. A grid was proposed and developed for that purpose. The grid, for purpose of understanding, was a three dimensional visual array in form of plates. Test plates in actual size were made for presentation to subjects. This grid was designed to test effect of three variables namely cluster pitch, variety in proximity and number of semantic units in a form cluster. This three dimensional model was used as a virtual “test space” to see in which area of this space preferential likeness of subjects fell. Merits of this tool were more than one concurrent interview with subjects and portability

Keywords: Kundan Jewellery, Testing Grid, User Preferences, Research Tool

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