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Re: Jewelery and the Japanese

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  • James Eckman
    ... Buddhists use rosaries as well. ... A casual glance through one of my Japanese art books shows them in artwork of the Heian period. ... Good thought!
    Message 1 of 10 , Jan 18 7:51 PM
      >From: JESSICA DODGE
      >Subject: [CALONTIR] Jewelery and the Japanese
      >
      >Roseries are CHRISTIAN which did not appear untill very much
      >later.
      >
      Buddhists use rosaries as well.

      >From: Ellen Badgley <flyingrat42@...>
      >
      >
      >For example, rosaries are not inherently
      >Christian: the Buddhists have been using them for ages.
      >
      >
      A casual glance through one of my Japanese art books shows them in
      artwork of the Heian period.

      >(Check out some of the Heian
      >pics from the Costume Museum-- http://www.iz2.or.jp-- for details of
      >the types of hair ornaments and "doodads" worn by men and women at
      >that time.)
      >
      >
      Good thought! Rosary here:
      http://www.iz2.or.jp/english/fukusyoku/wayou/index.htm

      Jim Eckman
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