Labradorite Detail Beading

Last Update 4/8/2004

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Here are some examples of the work that I do. If you have any references on period wire jewelry not listed in this section, please let me know. Click on the images below to get full size pictures.


References By Author





Viking   Astrup, E.E. and Arnfinn G. Andersen. 1987. "A Study of Metal Foiled Glass Beads from the Viking Period." Acta Archaeologica (Copenhagen) 58:222-228.  
Embroidery   Bath, Virginia Churchill. Embroidery Masterworks.  
General cover Boucher, Francois Leon Louis. 1987. 20,000 Years of Fashion. H.N. Abrams Publishers.
  • Painting by Petrus Christus called "Portrait of a Girl", c 1470
  • Viking   Calmer, J. 1977. “Trade beads and bead-trade in Scandinavia ca. 800-100 A.D.” Acta Archaeological Lundensia.  
    General   Clabburn, Pamela. Bead Work. Shire Publications. album 57.
    General cover Dubin, Lois Sherr. 1987. The History of Beads : From 30,000 B.C. to the Present . New York: Harry N. Abrams. ISBN 0-8109-0736-4.
    Embroidery   Edwards, Joan. 1992. Bead Embroidery.
    Europe cover Egan, Geoff, and Frances Pritchard. 1996. Dress Accessories. Museum of London. ISBN 0-11-290444-0.  
    Roman   Guido, Margaret. The Glass Beads of the Prehistoric and Roman Periods in Britain and Ireland. Society of Antiquaries of London : Distributed by Thames and Hudson.  
    Native American   Henry, Peggy Sue. Beads to Buckskins Series.
    • Volume 1 - Loom beading without a loom, applique stitch, lazy stitch
    • Volume 2 - Sewing with Buckskin Leather
    • Volume 3 - Bead with stone cabochons incorporated with seed beads, End of Trails pattern
    • Volume 4 - How to Cross-Stitch and Embroider with Beads, and many earring patterns
    • Volume 5 - Short cuts and best kept secrets of beading. Loom patterns and techniques. Crocheting with beads
    • Volume 6 - History of the Native American Beadwork and quill work
    • Volume 7 - Illustrated techniques for cutting your beading time, earring techniques and patterns, marketing your crafts, patterns for loom and applique
    • Volume 8 - Native American Cradleboards
    • Volume 9 - How to use stone cabochon and stone beads along with glass beads to create a definitive, magnificent wardrobe of jewelry
    • Volume 10 - Bead stringing and knotting
    • Volume 11 - Dolls
    • Volume 12 - Beading with minerals
    Europe   Jargstorf, Sibylle. 1997. Glass Beads from Europe: With Value Guide (Schiffer Book for Collectors). Schiffer Pub Ltd.
    Viking   Joyce, Kristin, and Addison, Shellei. Pearls: Ornament and Obsession.  
    Egyptian Paste/Faience cover Lucas, A. and J. R. Harris. 1999. Ancient Egyptian Materials and Industries. Fourth Edition. Dover Publications.
    Viking   Lundstrom, A.
    • 1976. “Bead Making in Scandinavia in the Early Middle Ages.” Early Medieval Studies 9.
    • 1981. Excavations at Helgo VII: Glass, Iron, Clay. Stockholm: Wæs Þu Hæl (Waes Thu Hael).
    Rose Petal Beads cover Rohde, Eleanour Sinclair. 1973. Rose Recipes from Olden Times. Dover The Old English Herbals.
    Viking   Scarisbrick, Diana. 1996. Tudor and Jacobean Jewellery. University of Washington Press.  
    Anglo-Saxon   Scull, Christopher, with many assorted other authors. 1992. Excavation and Survey at Watchfield, 1983-32; Arch. Journal 149: 124-281.  
    Embroidery   Schuette, Marie, and Sigrid Mueller-Christensen. A Pictorial History of Embroidery.  
    Viking   Smith, Marvin T., and Good, Mary Elizabeth. Early Sixteenth Century Glass Beads in the Spanish Colonial Trade.  
    Egyptian Paste/Faience   Speight, Charlotte F., and John Toki.1994. Hands in Clay: An Introduction to Ceramics. Third Edition. Mayfield Publishing Company.  
    Viking   Tortzig, Gustaf. “Beads made of cowrie shells from the Red Sea and the Indian Ocean found on Gotland.” Trade and Exchange In Prehistory: Studies in Honor of Berta Stjernquist. eds. Birgitta Hardh et al. Lund: Lunds Universitets Historiska Museum. 1988. pp. 287-294.
    • Painting dated 1589 of Elizabeth Brydges

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