TITLE

BEAD REPORT Part VIII: Minor Indian Beadmakers

AUTHOR(S)
Francis, Peter
PUB. DATE
March 1983
SOURCE
Ornament;Mar83, Vol. 6 Issue 3, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the bead materials used in India. It explores the production and distribution of the beads, the history of the wooden bead industry in Channapatna as well as its different usage and meaning. It highlights the sacred beads wore by Indians to worship gods and goddess including Rudraksha for the follower of Shiva and Tulsi for Vishnu. It also cites the popularity of Job's Tears, which was the most common seed used for beads, as well as marine shell beads.
ACCESSION #
34542672

 

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