TITLE

The Bead Museum

AUTHOR(S)
Liu, Robert K.
PUB. DATE
July 2010
SOURCE
Ornament;2010, Vol. 33 Issue 5, p68
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the Bead Museum in Glendale, Arizona. The museum, founded in 1984 by Gabrielle Liese in Prescott, Arizona, reportedly houses the largest and most varied in the world, and its Research Library contains well over 3,000 volumes. Exhibitions held by the museum include "Nyama: The Vital Force in African Ceremony" and "A Woman's Treasure: Bedouin Jewelry of the Arabian Peninsula."
ACCESSION #
53995896

 

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