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    • Indo-Pacific Necklace

    • Indo-Pacific Necklace
    • Unknown
    • Personal Artifact - Adornment - Necklace
    • Old Indo-Pacific glass beads and gold beads strung by a contemorary artist. Beads date to 1200 AD. Indo-Pacific beads are small monochrome glass beads made by the LADA technique. They were first made in India in 300 BC and subsequently in Sri...
    • Pumtek Necklace

    • Pumtek Necklace
    • Pyu People
    • Personal Artifacts - Adornment - Beads
    • The left side shows beads before coloring. The right side shows beads after color enhancement. Left: Thirty-one natural fossilized palm nut beads in hexagon shapes with marble like markings. When treated (dyed), they become the more familiar...
    • CLAS College of Liberal Arts and Sciences news

    • CLAS College of Liberal Arts and Sciences news
    • Arizona State University. College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
    • Arizona State University. College of Liberal Arts and Sciences--Periodicals;
    • This title contains one or more publications. Published twice a year.
    • African Trade Beads

    • African Trade Beads
    • Unknown
    • Personal Artifact - Adornment - Bead
    • Nine strands of African Trade Beads. African Trade Beads are usually made in Venice, some as early as 1600. They were traded for goods and services in Africa and then traded around the world until they eventually became known as African Trade...
    • Gatekeeper newsletter

    • Gatekeeper newsletter
    • Arizona. Emergency Response Commission.
    • Arizona. Emergency Response Commission--Periodicals; Emergency management--Arizona--Periodicals;
    • This title contains one or more publications. Published monthly.
    • Diviner's Pouch

    • Diviner's Pouch
    • Yoruba Tribe
    • Personal Artifact - Personal Gear - Bag
    • Many strands of red glass seed beads, some whitehearts, with a woven beaded pouch at each end and coin dangles on the pouches. Coins are British West Africa one cent pieces dated 1938, 1941, 1942 and 1943. Beadwork is red and white. Whitehearts...
    • Peruvian Necklace

    • Peruvian Necklace
    • Unknown
    • Personal Artifact - Adornment - Necklace
    • Three "Nueva Cadiz" necklaces. Left: Mixture of mixed glass Nueva Cadiz beads, shell tubes and glass chevrons with a spindle whorl pendant. Center: A necklace of 28 blue glass Nueva Cadiz beads with a drop pendant. The pendant consists of a...
    • Kond Necklace

    • Kond Necklace
    • Kond Tribe
    • Personal Artifacts - Adornment - Necklace
    • A multi-strand necklace of red "whitehearts" alternating with sections of white glass beads. Each section is divided by 2 large brass bicone beads. Necklace is 42 in. long and 2 in. thick. "Whitehearts" are red glass beads with a white glass...
    • 1976 Flagstaff Telephone Directory Yellow Pages part II

    • 1976 Flagstaff Telephone Directory Yellow Pages part II
    • Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Co.
    • Flagstaff (Ariz.)--City directories; Telephone directory, Flagstaff and surrounding area; Flagstaff (Ariz.) History; The White and Yellow pages
    • The 1976 Flagstaff Telephone Directory yellow pages, I through R. Includes Ash Fork, Camp Verde, Clarkdale, Cottonwood, Grand Canyon, Jerome, Kayenta, Leupp, Page, Sedona, Seligman, Tuba City, and Williams.
    • Tilari

    • Tilari
    • Unknown
    • Communication Artifact; Personal Symbol
    • A "Tilari" is seven metal beads strung together on several strands of glass seed beads. The metal beads then look like one large bead instead of seven small ones. In this example, the seed beads are white, but red and green are the preferred...
    • Mali Wedding Beads, detail

    • Mali Wedding Beads, detail
    • Unknown
    • Personal Artifact; Adornment
    • This detail of a Mali wedding necklace shows the seams left in the glass beads from the molding process. The beads are made in Czechloslovakia and then exported to Africa. In Mali, the teardrop shapes are thought to resemble the female form and...
    • Jocolo, detail

    • Jocolo, detail
    • Ndebele Tribe
    • Communication Artifact; Personal Symbol
    • A detail of three of the beaded panels on a "Jocolo" apron worn by a married woman. These are approximately size 8 glass seed beads. The beads are attached in groups, not individually sewn down. There may be 15 beads in a group. This method of...
    • Naga Amulet Necklace

    • Naga Amulet Necklace
    • Naga Tribe
    • Personal Artifact - Adornment - Necklace
    • Nine metal pendants strung with 74 glass and shell beads ending with a square chank shell closure. Orange glass beads and chank shell beads form a backdrop for 9 brass and bronze amulet pendants. The amulets have raised circular designs and show...
    • 1941 Flagstaff All-Indian Powwow Program

    • 1941 Flagstaff All-Indian Powwow Program
    • Flagstaff Chamber of Commerce
    • Flagstaff--History; Powwows--Arizona--Flagstaff; Powwows--Pictorial works; Festivals--Arizona--Flagstaff; Indians of North America--Rites and ceremonies; Indians of North America--Social life and customs; Indians of North America--Pictorial works;...
    • Program of events for the annual Flagstaff All-Indian Pow Wow, 1941
    • Philippine Wedding Necklace, detail

    • Philippine Wedding Necklace, detail
    • Isneg Tribe
    • Communication Artifact; Personal Symbol
    • A detail of the Philippine Wedding Necklace from North Luzon Island. This shows the Mother-of-Pearl triangular shape, 2 brass thimbles, small shells, glass seed beads and a large blue Peking glass trade bead all hanging from a strand of buttons,...
    • Artist Beads

    • Artist Beads
    • Holland, Sage
    • Personal Artifact - Adornment - Bead
    • An assemblage of contemporary glass beads by Sage Holland made in 1993. The top left bead and center bead are "eye beads". The evil eye is a belief that apparently developed around the Mediterranean area in Neolithic times. It holds that a...

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