History of Beads

History of Beads

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by Lois Sherr Dubin, Togashi
     
 

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Illustrated within are more than 350 plates, most in full color, showing several thousand examples of beads, beaded jewelry, and beadwork. These splendid examples of beadmaking include a 30,000-year-old necklace, a late 19th-century Cameroon mask, and the stunning wampum beadwork of North American Indians, along with amber, pearls, prized Japanese ojime, eye beads,

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Illustrated within are more than 350 plates, most in full color, showing several thousand examples of beads, beaded jewelry, and beadwork. These splendid examples of beadmaking include a 30,000-year-old necklace, a late 19th-century Cameroon mask, and the stunning wampum beadwork of North American Indians, along with amber, pearls, prized Japanese ojime, eye beads, Art Nouveau beads, the most up-to-date fumed-glass wonders ...

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780810991767
Publisher:
Abrams, Harry N., Inc.
Publication date:
03/10/2004
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
364
Product dimensions:
9.25(w) x 12.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author


Lois Sherr Dubin has collected and researched beads for over 50 years. She graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a degree in landscape architecture and a strong background in ecology. Her international practice in this field enabled her to travel widely and to obtain beads from many countries. The History of Beads was her first book. She lives in New York City.

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