Academic journal article Borneo Research Bulletin

Third Borneo International Bead Conference (BIBco): "Beads and Heritage"

Academic journal article Borneo Research Bulletin

Third Borneo International Bead Conference (BIBco): "Beads and Heritage"

Article excerpt

Kuching, Sarawak, 11-13 October 2013 www.crafthub.com.mv

The bead culture of Sarawak, part of a greater Malaysian heritage, is rooted in centuries of tradition. An ancient maritime trading network linked Sarawak to the world; the beads most treasured today came from production centers on the Malay Peninsula, India, China and even further afield.

Hands-on Workshops and Demonstrations include:

Powder-glass beadmaking (East Africa)

Paper Beadmaking

Rungus Bead-Making (Sabah)

Zulu Bead-Making (South Africa)

Lamp-bead production

Speakers:

1. Dr. Valerie Hector, anthropologist and a professional jewelry designer whose primary materials are beads and precious metals. She has been researching mainland Chinese beadwork since 1997.

2. Akwele Suma Glory, a creative artist, based in Ghana, who uses and promotes beads in her works. She is connected with the Women's Art Institute of Africa.

3. Dr. Elaine Kim, Director of the World Jewelry Museum in Korea, completed her academic education in the Netherlands. …

Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.