Effectiveness study of potential Malay motif particularly floral pattern in jewelry design / Hema Zulaika Hashim

Hashim, Hema Zulaika (2005) Effectiveness study of potential Malay motif particularly floral pattern in jewelry design / Hema Zulaika Hashim. Masters thesis, Universiti Teknologi MARA.


Motif which is used in Malay art decoration can also be applicable in designing of motif
for jewelry. The effectiveness ofthe usage of certain motif can be measured according to
the request and needs of an individual. This study is intended to show the effectiveness
of the potential motif to symbolise identity of Malay jewelry. The intention of the
investigation is to look into the appropriateness of the awan larat as a Malay motif in the
decoration of the jewelry design. A strong sense of belonging towards dignifying'
jewelry identity and the superior being of the Malay race in the Malaysia as seen in the
awan larat motif. In designing jewelry, the floral pattern enhances the awan larat
decoration. The research has been carried out in the systematic manner which comprises
of literature reviews, preparation of the questionnaires, interview respondents and
recording of evidences. Additional information in jewelry design is acquired through indepth
interview with the jewellers and designers. The usage of Malay motif with
traditional concept in designing jewelry indirectly reinforced all designer and related
individuals or agencies to involve in the preserving the art of Malay heritage. This study
is able to show that the preservation of the Malay motif has a potential and prestige to
introduce at international level. In line with this, the design concept ofjewelry is able to
portray the originality of identity without the western influence.


Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
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Hashim, Hema Zulaika
Subjects: N Fine Arts > NK Decorative arts > Decoration and ornament. Design > Special subjects for design
N Fine Arts > NX Arts in general
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Shah Alam > Faculty of Art and Design
Keywords: Motif, Malay art decoration, jewelry, jewelry design
Date: 2005
URI: https://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/4289
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