Re: African Beads: Jewels of a Continent - art teacher discount!
- Greetings Art Educators,
Good news! I just heard back from Eliza (from Africa Direct). Get your
purchase orders ready, Africa Direct will give you a discount on
African Beads: Jewels of a Continent through the end of February.
Contact Eliza at contact@... or phone 303-316-7570
You will get this book for only $49.95 (regular price is $69.95) -
just mention the art teacher/Judy Decker special discount.
This book will give you the spark for many, many lesson ideas - any grade level.
On Wed, Jan 26, 2011 at 2:49 PM, Judy Decker wrote:
> Greetings Art Educators,
> I have been buying African art and beads from Africa Direct for many
> years. Today my book arrived, African Beads: Jewels of a Continent. It
> is beautiful! This is a book produced by Africa Direct. Visit their
> site: http://www.africadirect.com/
> From their site:
> African Beads: Jewels of a Continent is the first book dedicated
> exclusively to African-made beads. In detailed chapters organized by
> material (bone and shell, wood and amber, stone, metal, and glass)
> authors Evelyn Simak and Carl Dreibelbis trace the historical journal
> of bead making in Africa. The text is prefaced with an introduction by
> bead expert Lois Sherr Dubin and accompanied by 163 color photographs.
> African Beads is a showcase for some of the rarest, most beautiful and
> most collectible beads in the world...
> This is a good sized book and full of high quality photos. It is a
> little pricey (now on sale for $59.95). I know they sell them for a
> bit less on eBay (starting bid was $49.95) - so.... Since you are
> buying for your school library, contact Eliza and see what she can do
> for you.
> Some other books produced by Africa Direct:
> Yoruba: An Art of Life--New African Art Book
> Zulu Beadwork: Talk with Beads
> Kuba Textiles & Design by Elizabeth S. Bennett and Niangi Batulukisi Ph.D