The Worldwide History of Beads: Ancient . Ethnic . Contemporary

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Suitable for bead lovers, collectors and scholars, this book contains a chapter on contemporary adornment since the 1980s, with a focus on glass beads. It features 225 beads and an 8-page timeline that guides readers through the remarkably rich history of the world's first form of adornment.

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'The major reference work currently available on all beads' --The Bead Society of Great Britain

'... regarded as the major reference work currently available on all beads and may in fact be the world's definitive guide for bead lovers, collectors and scholars'
--Jewellery History Today

'A bible for collectors'
--Antiques Info

'For any craft artists who appreciate bead materials or jewelry making, The Worldwide History of Beads will become their ultimate companion'
--Eastern Eye

About the Author:

Lois Sherr Dubin 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, the result of more than 30 years of research, collecting and lecturing on beads.

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