Beads of life

Beads of life

Eastern and Southern African beadwork from Canadian collections

By Marie-Louise Labelle

198 Pages · January 1 2005

PDF ISBN: 9781772823721

Availability: In stock

21.99 $ CA


Beads of Life is a fascinating exploration of traditional beadwork from eastern and southern Africa, as well as the socio-religious principles upon which many aesthetic choices were based. The author concludes with an examination of contemporary beadwork as seen, in particular, through the eyes of Canadians from these regions.