African beads : jewels of a continent / Evelyn Simak with Carl Dreibelbis and an introduction by Lois Sherr Dubin ; photography by Mark Donato.

Title: 
African beads : jewels of a continent / Evelyn Simak with Carl Dreibelbis and an introduction by Lois Sherr Dubin ; photography by Mark Donato.
Author/Artist: 
Simak, Evelyn
Publisher: 
Denver, Colo. : Africa Direct, c2010
Description: 
215 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm.
Other Authors: 
Dreibelbis, Carl.
Donato, Mark.
Bib ID: 
120229
Variant Title: 
Jewels of a continent
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references (p. 193-198) and index.
Contents: 
Bones, teeth, claws and shells --
Amber, clay and beads made from plant materials --
Stone beads --
Metal beads --
Glass beads. History of glass beads ; Drawn and lapidary beads ; Powder glass beads ; Wound beads ; Ceramic beads --
History of trade in Africa from antiquity to the present day.
ISBN: 
0981626726
9780981626727