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Samuel Carter
Jeweler, Ghana
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 craftspeople
Nomoda Ebenizer Djaba, Krobo Bead maker, Ghana

 designers
Carmen Eliam, jewelry designer, Ivory Coast

 articles
How the Krobo make glass beads: slideshow, by Nomoda Djaba

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Limited Edition Ghana Powder Glass Beads
 This article by Kwesi Amanfrafo, published on the National Bead Society web site, takes a rather glum look at the intervention of western product designers working with Krobo bead makers in Ghana to develop new products in the early 1990s.
Yoruba Glass Beads
 This article examines Yoruba glass bead-making industries. Written by Kwesi Amanfrafo, published on the National Bead Society web site.
Types of Koli Beads Among the Krobo
 This article includes a glossary of Krobo Koli terms with photographs of African-made or modified beads. Written by Kwesi Amanfrafo, published on the National Bead Society web site.
The art of Ndebele beadwork
 This article considers the history and the beadmaking traditions of the Ndebele. Written by Lindsay Hooper of the South African Museum in Cape Town.
African Trade Beads
 African Trade Beads was an English company specializing in the collection and supply of African trade beads, ancient and modern. While they are no longer in business, they have left online a pretty great collection of images of african trade beads - 140 Pages of reference pictures. Hope it remains online!

these pages submitted to africancraft.com by Ellie Schimelman,
Jan. 2010 -- last updated, Feb. 2022