Item description for Middle Eastern and Venetian Glass Beads: Eighth to Twentieth Centuries by Augusto Panini...
Middle Eastern and Venetian glass beads are perfectly preserved witnesses of international commercial exchanges and cultural contacts. In their sheer quantity there comes to light a process of formation that closely connects them to history. Such indications lead us to discover the cultural contexts of various countries, the areas of bead production and distribution, influences on their styles and uses, and even their magical properties. This book—which includes a synoptic table on Eastern Mediterranean beads, Middle Eastern beads and Venetian Beads—provides an in-depth analysis of the elements that make up specific bead types, allowing us to achieve a reading of their technical, historical, and symbolic characteristics.
Augusto Panini is specialized in the study and research of the glass beads that make up the necklaces of various sub-Saharan ethnic groups.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 1.25" Width: 9.75" Height: 11.5" Weight: 4.8 lbs.
Release Date Sep 9, 2008
ISBN 8861301649 ISBN13 9788861301641
Availability 0 units.
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Mario Di Salvo is an architect and has published numerous essays on human evolution in various territories and countries. He is the author of Churches of Ethiopia (Skira, 1999).