Collectible beads: a universal aesthetic

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Ornament, Inc., 1995 - Antiques & Collectibles - 256 pages
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Gorgeous color photos and authoritative text celebrate ancient, ethnographic and contemporary beads. The author treats beads as a revealing and inspiring symbol of the cultural and spiritual aspirations of every major ethnic group and geographical region. The only book to specify what beads have been marketed and collected during the bead movement's rise over the last two decades. Hard cover

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Dedication Acknowledgments 8 Introduction
Chapter One Africa
Chapter Two China and Taiwan

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