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Publication on ethnographic beadwork

From: Morwena Stephens <morwena.stephens>
Date: Monday, July 9, 2001
The papers presented at the Conservators of Ethnographic Artefacts
(CEA) Beadwork Seminar, on 22 July 1999 in Liverpool, are now

Ethnographic Beadwork: aspects of manufacture, use and conservation.
Edited by Margot Wright. London: Archetype Publications for CEA.


    Traditional glass bead-making in India
    Torben Sode and Jan Kock

    Variable decay of buried Iron Age Thai glass in a uniform
    Ian Glover

    Material characterisation of glass disease on beaded
    ethnographic artefacts from the collection of the National
    Museum of the American Indian
    Scott Carroll and Kelly McHugh

    Mother-of-pearl and Byne's disease
    Judith Dore

    Plastic beads and buttons in social history collections: a
    Julia Fenn

    The conservation of a 26th Dynasty Egyptian faience net
    Jenny Potter

    Examination and conservation of a beaded throne from the
    Tracey Seddon and Siobhan Watts

    Potential hazards in caring for ethnographic beadwork
    Margret Carey

    Whodunnit? Imitation jewellery made from early plastics
    Margrit Reuss

    Cleaning historic beadwork
    Sherry Doyal

    Upgrading the storage of the African beadwork collection at the
    Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter
    Morwena Stephens and Karla Graham
    with introduction by Sherry Doyal

    Deterioration of glass beads on an Edwardian evening bodice
    Annie Lord

    An introduction to stone beads
    Moyra Keatings

This is being followed by the publication of papers from other CEA
(now UKIC Ethnography Section) Seminars on: Barkcloth; Fur, Feathers
and Skin; Ethnographic Painted Surfaces.

Ethnographic Beadwork can be ordered from Archetype Books, 6 Fitzroy
Square, London W1T 5HJ, <URL:>

Morwena Stephens
UKIC Ethnography Section

                  Conservation DistList Instance 15:11
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