Allen, Jamey D.
December 1983
Ornament;Dec83, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p24
The article discusses and characterizes chevron and star Rosetta beads. The author outlines various examples of the production of chevron star Rosetta beads including how to manufacture a typical star cane, variations of typical star canes, and making beads from canes. A summary and an introduction to the next articles in the series is also included.


Related Articles

  • CHEVRON- STAR-ROSETTA BEADS: PART I. Allen, Jamey D. // Ornament;Sep83, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p19 

    The article presents information on chevron, star, and rosetta glass beads. An overview of the identification and history of the beads is presented with rosetta representing the classification of beads, star as having a star pattern and chevron as being modified by grinding or abrasion. The...

  • CHEVRON-STAR-ROSETTA BEADS. Allen, Jamey D. // Ornament;Mar84, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p24 

    The article discusses the manufacture of striped star beads, explaining that star beads are made up of 1-9 layers of glass. Only in star cane beads can a glassmaker insert stripe units between the points of the star. The author also attempts to define what characterizes the similarities in a...

  • Petite pearl accents. Bloomberg, Kim // Bead Style;Sep2014, Vol. 12 Issue 5, p55 

    The article features jewelry designer Kim Bloomberg in Chicago, Illinois in 2014. Topics discussed include her background in glassblowing and glass bead making, her attraction to pearls and tips for working with pearls, and her advice to novice jewelry makers. Also mentioned is Bloomberg's...

  • The Solitary Bead. Nishihara, Debbie // Bead&Button;Apr2005, Issue 66, p86 

    Features lampworker Kimberly Affleck. Factor which contributed to her interest in lampworking; Features of her signature glass beads; Artists who serve as inspirations behind her designs.

  • Kristina Logan: The Bead as Art. Tringo, Thalia C. // Glass Quarterly;Winter98, Issue 73, p18 

    The article focuses on glass beadmaker Kristina Logan, her role on the renaissance of glass beadmaking in the United States, and the evolution and development of her glass beadmaking and lampworking beads technique. Logan is considered as one of the pioneers of the contemporary glass bead...

  • The language of lampwork. Ament, Laurie // Bead&Button;Jun2011, Issue 103, p20 

    The article offers information on various terms related to the art of lampworking using glass beads. According to the author, lampworking is the process of melting and working glass over an open flame. She describes various glass types and terms such as borosilicate glass, coefficient of...

  • Markets and the Alteration of Beads in West Africa. Francis Jr., Peter // Ornament;Spring93, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p96 

    The article focuses on the changes made on beads in bead markets in West Africa. It states that grinding is the most common way to alter beads. In some cases, the original pattern of the bead is not appreciated and is ground off, like in Ghana, where the stripes were removed from the opaque...

  • Things to do.  // Bead&Button;Jun2013, Issue 115, p14 

    The article offers information on the exhibit "Life on a String: 35 Centuries of the Glass Bead" on view at the Corning Museum of Glass in New York and the annual Bead&Button Show at the Delta Center in Wisconsin.

  • Japanese glass beadmakers. Hopper, Shari Maxon // Ornament;Autumn99, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p62 

    Features the Edo Period Japanese glass beads or tombodama. Impact on the contemporary glass bead movement; Ideas and styles impressed in beads; Influences of Japanese glass beadmakers.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics