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Raghvi Bhatia | Artist-in-Residence at The Studio

”The first glass seed beads were made in southern India around the 5th century,” said Bhatia. ”Often used as currency by European traders, these beads became a vehicle for colonialism, while indigenous communities across the world adopted and seamlessly incorporated the bead into existing religious and craft traditions.” https://www.cmog.org/bio/raghvi-bhatia Hear more from her about her experience as an artist-in-residence at The Studio of The Corning Museum of Glass. Learn more about Residencies at The Studio https://www.cmog.org/glassmaking/stud...