The Worldwide History of Beads

Ancient . Ethnic . Contemporary


‘The definitive work on beads for both scholar and enthusiast’ British Jeweller

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Lois Sherr Dubin


Since its first publication in 1987 as The History of Beads, this book has become the world’s definitive guide for bead lovers, collectors and scholars. Beautifully packaged with a new cover, this volume – now available in paperback – is a must-have for devotees of the first edition and for the next generation of bead obsessives and aficionados.

Additional information

Weight 1824 g
Dimensions 22.9 x 29.7 cm
Publisher name Thames and Hudson Ltd
Publication date 1 February 2015
Number of pages 396
Format Paperback / softback
Dimensions 22.9 x 29.7 cm
Weight 1824 g
Lois Sherr Dubin graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a degree in landscape architecture and a strong background in ecology. Her international practice in this field enabled her to travel widely and to obtain beads from many countries. The History of Beads was her first book, the result of more than 30 years of research, collecting and lecturing on beads.