Reviews Published in the Journal

Vol. 1 (1989)

Lois Sherr Dubin
1987  The History of Beads from 30,000 B.C. to the Present, reviewed by Roderick Sprague, p. 95.

John Picard and Ruth Picard
1986-1988  Beads from the West African Trade Series, Vols. I-IV, reviewed by Christopher DeCorse, p. 96.

Kathleen Deagan
1987  Artifacts of the Spanish Colonies of Florida and the Caribbean. 1500-1800. Vol. I: Ceramics, Glassware, and Beads, reviewed by Mary Elizabeth Good, p. 98.

Karlis Karklins and Roderick Sprague
1980, 1987  A Bibliography of Glass Trade Beads in North America and its First Supplement, reviewed by Lester A. Ross, p. 100.

Vol. 2 (1990)

Kate C. Duncan
1989  Northern Athapaskan Art: A Beadwork Tradition, reviewed by Richard G. Conn, p. 93.

Charles F. Hayes III and Lynn Ceci
1989  Proceedings of the 1986 Shell Bead Conference: Selected Papers, reviewed by Marvin T. Smith, p. 94.

Anita Engle
1990  The Ubiquitous Trade Bead, reviewed by Peter Francis, Jr., p. 96.

Peter Francis, Jr.
1988  The Glass Trade Beads of Europe: Their Manufacture, Their History, and Their Identification, reviewed by Peter P. Pratt, p. 99.

Vol. 3 (1991)

Margret Carey
1991  Beads and Beadwork of West and Central Africa, reviewed by Marie-José Opper and Howard Opper, p. 83.

James A. Bennyhoff and Richard E. Hughes
1987  Shell Bead and Ornament Exchange Networks Between California and the Western Great Basin, reviewed by Leslie L. Hartzell, p. 84.

Gary L. Fogelman
1991  Glass Trade Beads in the Northeast, and Including Aboriginal Bead Industries, reviewed by James W. Bradley, p. 87.

John Picard and Ruth Picard
1989, 1991  Beads from the West African Trade Series, Vols. V-VI, reviewed by Peter Francis, Jr., p. 89.

Sibylle Jargstorf
1991  Glass in Jewelry: Hidden Artistry in Glass, reviewed by Margret Carey, p. 91.

Vol. 4 (1992)

Kathlyn Moss and Alice Scherer
1992  The New Beadwork, reviewed by Olive R. Jones, p. 61.

Karlis Karklins
1992  Trade Ornament Usage Among the Native Peoples of Canada: A Source Book, reviewed by Olga Klimko, p. 62.

Henriette Camps-Fabrer
1990  Bijoux berbères d’Algérie, reviewed by Marie-José Opper, p. 63.

Samuel Kurinsky
1991  The Glassmakers: An Odyssey of the Jews, The First Three Thousand Years, reviewed by Peter Francis, Jr., p. 65.

Robert H. Brill and John H. Martin
1991  Scientific Research in Early Chinese Glass, reviewed by Roderick Sprague, p. 69.

Vol. 5 (1993)

Peter Francis, Jr.
1994  Beads of the World: A Collector’s Guide with Price Reference, reviewed by Stefany Tomalin, p. 61.

John Picard and Ruth Picard
1993  Beads from the West African Trade Series, Vol. VII, reviewed by Marvin T. Smith, p. 63.

Crystal Myths, Inc.
1993, 1994  Lewis C. Wilson on Glass Bead Making (video) and Lewis C. Wilson on Lampworking: Advanced Beads, Bracelets, Marbles (video), reviewed by Karlis Karklins, p. 64.

Sibylle Jargstorf
1993  Baubles, Buttons and Beads: The Heritage of Bohemia, reviewed by Anita von Kahler Gumpert, p. 65.

Steven Leroy DeVore
1992 Beads of the Bison Robe Trade: The Fort Union Trading Post Collection, reviewed by Timothy K. Perttula, p. 66.

Vol. 6 (1994)

Waltraud Neuwirth
1994  Perlen aus Gablonz: Historismus, Jugendstil/Beads from Gablonz: Historicism, Art Nouveau, reviewed by Karlis Karklins, p. 81.

Jean Morris and Eleanor Preston-Whyte
1994  Speaking with Beads: Zulu Arts from Southern Africa, reviewed by Marilee Wood, p. 83.

Robert K. Liu
1995  Collectible Beads: A Universal Aesthetic, reviewed by Karlis Karklins, p. 84.

Marie-Françoise Delarozière
1994  Perles d’Afrique, reviewed by Marie-José Opper, p. 86.

Oregon Archaeological Society
1993  Indian Trade Goods, reviewed by Cloyd Sorensen, Jr., p. 86.

Jan Kock and Torben Sode
1995  Glass, Glass Beads and Glassmakers in Northern India, reviewed by Peter Francis, Jr., p. 87.

Vol. 7 (1995)

Isabel Kelly
1992  Trade Beads and the Conquest of Mexico, reviewed by Jeffrey M. Mitchem, p. 97.

Leatrice Eiseman and Lawrence Herbert
1990  The PANTONE Book of Color, reviewed by Karlis Karklins, p. 98.

Pantone, Inc.
1992  PANTONE Textile Color Guide – Paper Edition, reviewed by Karlis Karklins, p. 98.

Marianne Rasmussen, Ulla Lund Hansen, and Ulf Näsman (eds.)
1995  Glass Beads: Cultural History, Technology, Experiment and Analogy, reviewed by Frank Siegmund, p. 100.

Sibylle Jargstorf
1995  Glass Beads from Europe, reviewed by Jamey D. Allen, p. 102.

Vol. 8-9 (1996-1997)

Sumarah Adhyatman and Redjeki Arifin
1993  Manik-Manik di Indonesia/Beads in Indonesia, reviewed by Heidi Munan, p. 67.

The Bead Study Trust
1997  Catalogue of the Beck Collection of Beads in the Cambridge University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology: Part 1, Europe, reviewed by Jamey D. Allen, p. 68.

M.L. Kumekpor, Yaw Bredwa-Mensah, and J.E.J.M. van Landewijk
1995  The Ghanaian Bead Tradition: Materials, Traditional Techniques, Archaeological and Historical Chronology, Bead Usage, Traditional-Sociological Meaning, reviewed by Margret Carey, p. 69.

Natacha Wolters
1996  Les Perles: Aufil du textile, reviewed by Marie-José Opper, p. 71.

Vol. 10-11 (1998-1999)

Lidia D. Sciama and Joanne B. Eicher (eds.)
1998  Beads and Bead Makers: Gender, Material Culture, and Meaning, reviewed by Carole Morris, p. 67.

Waltraud Neuwirth
1995  Glasperlen Christbaumschmuck/Glass Bead Christmas Tree Ornaments, reviewed by Karlis Karklins, p. 68.

Uta von Freeden and Alfried Wieczorek (eds.)
1997  Perlern: Archaologie, Techniken, Analysen, reviewed by Frank Siegmund, p. 69.

Gyula Török
1998  Das awarenzeitliche Graberfeld von Halimba. Das Awarische Corpus. Beihefte V, reviewed by Katalin Szilagyi, p. 70.

James A. Hanson
1996  Little Chief’s Gatherings, reviewed by Karlis Karklins, p. 71.

Vol. 12-13 (2000-2001)

Shantaram Bhalchandra Deo
2000  Indian Beads: Cultural and Technological Study, reviewed by Jonathan Mark Kenoyer, p. 77.

Henry J. Drewal and John Mason
1998  Beads, Body, and Soul: Art and Light in the Yoruba Universe, reviewed by Margret Carey, p. 79.

Dolores N. Elliott
2001  Flights of Fancy: An Introduction to Iroquois Beadwork, reviewed by Karlis Karklins, p. 80.

Vol. 14 (2002)

Jyotsna Maurya
2000  Amulets and Pendants in Ancient Maharashtra, reviewed by Jonathan Mark Kenoyer, p. 77.

Michael Stevenson and Michael Graham-Stewart
2000  South East African Beadwork, 1850-1910: From Adornment to Artefact to Art, reviewed by Margret Carey, p. 78.

Maud Spaer et al.
2001  Ancient Glass in the Israel Museum: Beads and Other Small Objects, reviewed by Peter Francis, Jr., p. 78.

Peter Francis, Jr.
2002  Asia’s Maritime Bead Trade: 300 B.C. to the Present, reviewed by James W. Lankton, p. 81.

Margot M. Wright (ed.)
2001  Ethnographic Beadwork: Aspects of Manufacture, Use and Conservation, reviewed by Alice Scherer, p. 84.

Vol. 15 (2003)

Caroline Crabtree and Pam Stallebrass
2002  Beadwork: A World Guide, reviewed by Margret Carey, p. 75.

James W. Lankton
2003  A Bead Timeline. Volume I: Prehistory to 1200 CE, reviewed by Marilee Wood, p. 76.

Curt W. Beck, Ilze B. Loze, and Joan M. Todd (eds.)
2003  Amber in Archaeology, reviewed by Karlis Karklins, p. 79.

Vol. 16 (2004)

Maggie Campbell Pedersen
2004  Gem and Ornamental Materials of Organic Origin, reviewed by Stefany Tomalin, p. 69.

Diana Friedberg and Lionel Friedberg
2004-2005  World on a String: Parts One, Two, and Three, reviewed by Lois Rose Rose, p. 70.

Marie-Louise Labelle
2005  Beads of Life: Eastern and Southern African Beadwork from Canadian Collections, reviewed by Margret Carey, p. 71.

Vol. 17 (2005)

lan C. Glover, Helen Hughes Brock, and Julian Henderson (eds.)
2003  Ornaments from the Past: Bead Studies after Beck, reviewed by Joan Eppen, p. 69.

Vol. 18 (2006)

Valerie Hector
2005  The Art of Beadwork: Historic Inspiration, Contemporary Design, reviewed by Alice Scherer, p. 77.

Heidi Munan
2005  Beads of Borneo, reviewed by Hwei-Fe’n Cheah, p. 79.

Vol. 19 (2007)

Jamey D. Allen and Valerie Hector (eds.)
2007  International Bead & Beadwork Conference, reviewed by Karlis Karklins, p. 74.

Ellen K. Moore
2003  Navajo Beadwork: Architectures of Light, reviewed by Kate C. Duncan, p. 75.

Gerry Biron
2006  Made of Thunder, Made of Glass: American Indian Beadwork of the Northeast, reviewed by Dolores Elliott, p. 76.

Ilze B. Loze
2008  Lubāna ezera mitrāja Neolīta dzintars (Neolithic Amber of Lake Lubāns Wetlands), reviewed by Aleksandar Palavestra, p. 78.

Koos van Brakel
2006  The Bead Goes On, reviewed by Karlis Karklins, p. 80.

Vol. 20 (2008)

Elliot H. Blair, Lorann S.A. Pendleton, and Peter Francis, Jr.
2009  The Beads of St. Catherines Island, reviewed by Rochelle A. Marrinan, p. 81.

Hlengiwe Dube
2009  Zulu Beadwork: Talk with Beads, reviewed by Carol Kaufmann, p. 83.

Ho Wing Meng
2003  Straits Chinese Beadwork and Embroidery: A Collector’s Guide, reviewed by Hwei-Fe’n Cheah, p. 84.

Betty-Lou Mukerji
2007  Chinese Sewing Baskets, reviewed by Ghislaine Jackson, p. 86.

Augusto Panini
2007  Middle Eastern and Venetian Glass Beads: Eighth to Twentieth Centuries, reviewed by Karlis Karklins, p. 87.

Vol. 21 (2009)

Evelyn Simak and Carl Dreibelbis
2010  African Beads: Jewels of a Continent, reviewed by Ato Hansemo Hamela, p.131.

Vol. 22 (2010)

Olena Fedorchuk
2007  Ukrainski narodni prykrasy z biseru (Ukrainian Folk Beaded Adornments), reviewed by Maria M. Rypan, p. 71.

Vol. 23 (2011)

No reviews

Vol. 24 (2012)

Lois Sherr Dubin
2009  The History of Beads: From 100,000 B.C. to the Present, Revised and Expanded Edition, and
2010  The Worldwide History of Beads, reviewed by Margret Carey, p. 98.

Hwei-Fe’n Cheah
2010  Phoenix Rising: Narratives in Nyonya Beadwork from the Straits Settlement, reviewed by Alice Scherer, p. 99.

Heidi Munan and Freya Martin (eds.)
2010  Journal: Borneo International Beads Conference 2010, reviewed by Marjorie Bernbaum, p. 101.

Frank Jolles
2010  African Dolls/Afrikanische Puppen: The Dulger-Collection, reviewed by Marilee Wood, p. 107.

Gerry Biron
2012  A Cherished Curiosity: The Souvenir Beaded Bag in Historic Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) Art, reviewed by Richard Green, p. 108.

Munsell Color
2012  Munsell Bead Color Book, reviewed by Margret Carey, p. 110.

Floor Kaspers
2011  Beads from Briare, reviewed by Stefany Tomalin and Deborah Zinn, p. 111.

Vol. 25 (2013)

Zhu Xiaoli
2010  Zhongguo gudai zhuzi (Chinese Ancient Beads), reviewed by Valerie Hector, p. 101.

Heidi Munan and Kay Margaret Lyons (eds.)
2013  Journal: Borneo International Beads Conference 2013, reviewed by Karlis Karklins, p. 102.

Adrienne V. Gennett
2013  Glass Beads: Selections from The Corning Museum of Glass, reviewed by Gretchen Dunn, p. 103.

Vol. 26 (2014)

Lois Sherr Dubin
2014  Floral Journey: Native North American Beadwork, reviewed by Alice Scherer, p. 69.

Diana Friedberg
2014  World on a String: A Companion for Bead Lovers, reviewed by Lois Rose Rose, p. 71.

Vol. 27 (2015)

Robert K. Liu
2015  Photography of Personal Adornment, reviewed by Alice Scherer, p. 76.

Floor Kaspers
2015  Beads from Jablonec: A History in Beads, reviewed by Margret Carey, p. 78.

Heidi Munan and Anita MacGillivray (eds)
2015  Journal: Borneo International Beads Conference 2015, reviewed by Ann Armstrong, p. 79.

Vol. 28 (2016)

Brad Loewen and Claude Chapdelaine (eds.)
2016 Contact in the 16th Century, reviewed by Marvin T. Smith, p. 92.

Ragnar Levi
2015 Flower Forever: Bead Craft from France and Venice, reviewed by Alice Scherer, p. 94.

Floor Kaspers
2016 Beads from Germany: Idar-Oberstein, Lauscha, Neugablonz, reviewed by Valerie Hector, p 95.