drobert at TINCAN.TINCAN.ORG
Fri Mar 12 02:52:21 UTC 1999
I'm no expert on these things, but the following excerpt from an
incredibly extensive source may be of interest:
>From the current catalog of Rings 'n' Things, Spokane, Washington
(telephone toll-free 1-800-366-2156), page 144:
Dutch "Dogon" Beads
"Dogon" or "Hudson's Bay" Beads
These are old trade beads. Most have some chips, pits, or scratches.
They all have approximately 4mm holes.
#22-435 Dutch Blue and White Beads
24" strand of rounded and oval beads. Mixed colors: Mostly periwinkle
and medium blue, with some semi-translucent sapphire and cobalt, milky
blue, and opalescent clear/white. All are worn, some are chipped. Also,
a 40" semi-graduated strand of 9x11 - 40x20mm beads, all various shades of
white and clear. $67.50
22" strand of very mixed, roughly graduated beads from 11x8mm to 22x19mm.
Clear, white, various blues, translucent yellow, and a light green and
black. Some are VERY chipped. $40.00
#22-437 Dutch Blue & White Beads
24" strand of 12x8mm to 19x24mm beads, a variety of colors, some chipped
23" strand of 25 21x15mm - 25x19mm white beads. The 5 center beads are
quite brown over the white. Perhaps they were buried for a while?
2:24" strands of rounded beads from 15x18mm to 18x20mm. Most are royal
blue, some are towards turquoise. $90.00
*VISIT the archives of the CHINOOK jargon and the SALISHAN & neighboring*
<=== languages lists, on the Web! ===>
More information about the Chinook