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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.
[posted: Mar 04, 2004]
 Yoruba Glass Beads
This article examines Yoruba glass bead-making industries. Written by Kwesi Amanfrafo, published on the National Bead Society web site.
[posted: Mar 04, 2004]
 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.
[posted: Mar 04, 2004]
 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.
[posted: Mar 04, 2004]
   
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