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The bead goes on: Finding revenue in beaded jewellery

Why have beads remained so consistently significant throughout the ages? For starters, humans love symbolism—and beads suit this role to a T. Dating back to their inception, these decorative droplets have served as symbols of status and were traded all over the world. Some particularly superstitious cultures wore beads (often specially carved) as good luck charms or as amulets to help ward off evil or offer protection.

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