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Limited Edition Ghana Powder Glass Beads
This article by Kwesi Amanfrafo, published on the National Bead Society web site, takes a rather glum look at the intervention of western product designers working with Krobo bead makers in Ghana to develop new products in the early 1990s.
Yoruba Glass Beads
This article examines Yoruba glass bead-making industries. Written by Kwesi Amanfrafo, published on the National Bead Society web site.
Types of Koli Beads Among the Krobo
This article includes a glossary of Krobo Koli terms with photographs of African-made or modified beads. Written by Kwesi Amanfrafo, published on the National Bead Society web site.
The art of Ndebele beadwork
This article considers the history and the beadmaking traditions of the Ndebele. Written by Lindsay Hooper of the South African Museum in Cape Town.