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Beads and beadwork of east and south Africa

by Margret Carey

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Published by Shire Publications in Princes Risborough, Aylesbury, Bucks, UK .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa, East,
  • Africa, Southern,
  • Africa, East.,
  • Africa, Southern.
    • Subjects:
    • Beadwork -- Africa, East.,
    • Beadwork -- Africa, Southern.,
    • Clothing and dress -- Africa, East.,
    • Clothing and dress -- Africa, Southern.,
    • Africa, East -- Social life and customs.,
    • Africa, Southern -- Social life and customs.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesBeads and beadwork.
      StatementMargret Carey.
      SeriesShire ethnography ;, 3
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGN658 .C37 1986
      The Physical Object
      Pagination64 p. :
      Number of Pages64
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2311822M
      ISBN 100852637977
      LC Control Number86190900

      The colorful seed beads, in particular, gave rise to many fine beadworking traditions. For example, Ndebele women in South Africa began to create intricate beadwork in the nineteenth century. At the same time, artists in the Grassfields region of Cameroon developed a unique tradition of beaded sculpture. The techniques of African beadwork vary.   African beads and beadwork carry great significance across the continent. The styles, uses and meaning of African beads and beaded items varies by country, region and community, but beads are a common theme in African jewelry, art and culture. Beads were also used historically as currency.

      To understand better the meaning of beads art in East London before you start designing your own one, it would be interesting to get to know more about its history. Where to buy beads in East London. Infoisinfo wants to help you to find the most beautiful beads in East London and offer you a list with the best bead shops in East London. Beadwork is the art or craft of attaching beads to one another by stringing them with a sewing needle or beading needle and thread or thin wire, or sewing them to cloth. Beads come in a variety of materials, shapes and sizes. Beads are used to create jewelry or other articles of personal adornment; they are also used in wall hangings and sculpture and many other artworks.

      Earth Africa, based in Durban, South Africa are BULK WHOLESALE SUPPLIERS of authentic African products including Zulu Beadwork, African Jewellery, Curios and Ethnic clothing. See our PRODUCT CATALOGUE to the left of this page for the complete range of over African products - the prices shown are wholesale prices, we do not sell retail to the public. This photograph taken of Mr. Nelson Mandela in beadwork (see the beautiful collar), was released by the African National Congress in the 's, but was not published in South Africa before , once the ANC was unbanned and Mr. Mandela released.


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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Carey, Margret. Beads and beadwork of east and south Africa. Princes Risborough, Aylesbury, Bucks, UK: Shire Publications.

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Contact Now!2/5(23). All of the objects in this book were created in Africa, south of the Sahara. The first glass beads in the sub-Saharan region may have been made in Mapungubwe, South Africa, around A.D.

About one thousand Years ago, glass beads were also 3/5(1). For this reason, Africa Direct is proud to present Zulu Beadwork: Talk with Beads. Its author, Hlengiwe Dube, is a Zulu woman raised in a traditional family. She has been director of the African Art Centre in Durban, South Africa, for many years.

Carey, Margaret () Beads and Beadwork of East and South Africa. Shire Publications, Aylesbury, UK. Clarke, Duncan () African Hats and Jewelry. Chartwell Books, London. Durant, Judith and Jean Campbell () The Beaders Companion.

Interweave Press. Loveland, CO (USA). Fisher, Angela () Africa Adorned. Harry N. Abrams. New York. *Claws, Horns and Animals' Teeth* Before glass beads became available, natural objects such as seeds, shells, pieces of root, grass, bone, ivory, claws.

Abacus Beadwork, based in Durban, South Africa, was originally founded in by Jane Bedford. Jane's vision was to empower local women through the art of beadwork. Over 20 years later, this vision is continued under the leadership of Mike and Hazel Bartlett, who purchased Abacus Beadwork from Jane in July BEADED SPLENDOR: Migration of Beadmaking and Beadwork Throughout Africa.

Bibliography. AmaNdebele: Signals of Color from South Africa. Berlin: Haus der kulturen der Welt. Ben-Amos, Paula. The Art of Benin. London: Thames and Hudson. Carey, Margaret. Beads and Bead work of East and South Africa. Japanese seed beads, Crystals, silver & 14KGF gold-filled components, Czech glass beads,Pearls, Thread and other beading related items.

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South East African beadwork, from adornment to artefact to art. [Michael Stevenson; Michael Graham-Stewart;] -- Presenting the glories and sophisticated artistry of African beadwork, this study focuses on the beadwork of Zulu communities.Cowrie shell beads and Bone Beads are thought to be among the first types of beads used for trade purposes within Africa, until the 4th Century B.C Author: Today Ghana.