TITLE

BEADS AND THE DISCOVERY OF AMERICA, PART I

AUTHOR(S)
Francis Jr., Peter
PUB. DATE
June 1984
SOURCE
Ornament;Summer84, Vol. 7 Issue 4, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the beads worn by Native Americans as observed by early European explorers and settlers. Accounts of beads made of shell and bone, particularly wampum beads, as well as copper, are presented. The European's quest for precious metals and gems, including gold, silver, pearls, jade, turquoise, and emeralds is also discussed.
ACCESSION #
33232903

 

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