TITLE

CHINESE GLASS BEADMAKING

AUTHOR(S)
Kan, Paddy; Liu, Robert K.
PUB. DATE
December 1984
SOURCE
Ornament;Winter84, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p38
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article describes the manufacturing process for contemporary and widely-distributed glass beads and ornaments in China in 1984. The process for making glass beads in China is believed to be of considerable age due to glassworking's conservative nature. Also cited are the issues' implications for decoration and ornament.
ACCESSION #
32668302

 

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