Harry N. Abrams, Inc., Publishers: 1987
Seller ID: 2292797
Binding: Large Hardcover
Condition: Very Good
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, ... View More...
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