Artifact of the Week: Beads

Beads come in all shapes and sizes, oh and material! The material a bead is made out of can give you clues to the time and place the bead was manufactured as well as the people that used them.

8-14 Beads 1

8-14 Beads 2

This picture shows a variety of shell beads from Big Cypress National Preserve. These were recovered during a 1978 project that was done at the park.

 

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