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Margaretologist 10(2) Issue 24 1997
The Seed Bead Gallery
East Javanese Beads as Palau Heirlooms
Part One of Three
A rich Palauan heirloom necklace. The crecentric pieces were cut and drilled from glass bangles.
Note the decorated beads toward the top -- they were made in East Java between ca. 600 and 900 AD.
Picture from Palau Pacific Resort: like no other island dream, a brochure put out by Pan Pacific Hotels, Tokyo Hotels International.
Palauan dancers, also from the brochure.
Close-up of Palauan dancers show them both wearing single beads altered from bangles.
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