Social power aspects of collecting
Re: Some thoughts about collecting -- Stefany Post Reply Edit Forum Where am I?
Posted by: beadiste Mail author
03/26/2013, 20:41:13

What we put on our bodies defines us.

Beads have the ironic position of being cheap enough to be ignored as insignificant and expensive enough to be viewed as power symbols.

Tribal identity, economic power - the jewelry and clothing you wear - or own - defines you.

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