bead making & beadwork
20th century 1900-1939
Pre-Columbian / Meso American
necklace; pendant; bead | British Museum
Necklace (probably recomposed) consisting of a) a central ram's head Phoenician type pendant of rod-formed blue, white and yellow opaque glass; b) two gold beads in the form of two truncated cones base to base, decorated with granulated meander patterns; c) ten gold pendants in the form of a female head terminating in a shell, decorated with granulation; d) twelve faience beads; e) two cylindrical faience beads, one at each end.
Strand of Beads | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Strand of Carnelian BeadsOne form of Muslim jewelry associated primarily with men is the subha, or strand of prayer beads, which usually has thirty-three or ninety-nine beads to facilitate the recitation of the ninety-nine "beautiful names" of God
Beadwork in the Arts of Africa and Beyond
Fellow James Green explores the ways in which beads and beadwork were readily incorporated into many artistic traditions across the globe.
Cast pendant bead (Getty Museum)
Cast pendant bead; Unknown; Greece; 1400–1300 B.C.; Glass; 2.9 × 1.3 × 0.5 cm (1 1/8 × 1/2 × 3/16 in.); 2003.214.17; The J. Paul Getty Museum, Villa Collection, Malibu, California; Rights Statement: No Copyright - United States
Seal | Minoan, Crete | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
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