The History of Beads: From 30,000 B.C. to the Present

By: Dubin, Lois Sherr

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Jacket edges toned, board edges lightly faded. 1987 Large Hardcover. 364 pp. Looks at a variety of beads produced around the world, discusses their religious and social aspects, and describes beaded clothing in primitive societies. 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... 8-page foldout time line of bead history featuring more than 2,000 beads in full color; 15 maps showing sources and passage of beads around the world; examples from more than 85 international museums and collections.

Title: The History of Beads: From 30,000 B.C. to the Present

Author: Dubin, Lois Sherr

Illustrator: Togashi

Categories: Fashion, Jewelry, Art History, Archaeology,

Publisher: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., Publishers: 1987

ISBN Number: 0810907364

ISBN Number 13: 9780810907362

Binding: Large Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 2292797

Keywords: HISTORY BEADS CRAFTS HOBBIES ART ANTHROPOLOGY ARCHAEOLOGY JEWELRY,