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Beadwork: A World Guide (Paperback)
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Beadwork: A World Guide (Paperback)

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Paperback 208 Pages / Published: 23/02/2009
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From Greenland to Bali, from the Ukraine to France, beadwork from all around the world is illustrated and its history revealed in this remarkable book, newly available in paperback. After an introduction and an in-depth survey of bead manufacturing centres in Europe and Asia, the book is organized into five principal sections, with over forty topics in all.With more than 600 illustrations, information on collecting and conserving beadwork, and on where to see public collections, this survey reveals as never before the wealth and diversity of traditional beadwork from around the world. It will be a rich source of inspiration for beadworkers, collectors and designers, and anyone interested in art, craft and fashion.

Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
ISBN: 9780500288016
Number of pages: 208
Weight: 1100 g
Dimensions: 280 x 240 x 14 mm


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A colorful introduction to the diverse world of beadwork.
This comprehensive book takes a worldview, offering a dizzying display of everything from Ukrainian Easter eggs to Sioux dolls...in addition to its 600 illustrations, the book provides a wealth of information on the history and evolution of beads...incorporating a good deal of illuminating cultural history.
This comprehensive book takes worldview, offering a dizzying display of everything from Ukrainian Easter eggs to Sioux dolls.... In addition to its 600 illustrations, the book provides a wealth of information on the history and evolution of beads.... Incorporating a good deal of illuminating cultural history.

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