TSS KK Talk: Wed, 16th Aug 2017 – Borneo Beads Today by Heidi Munan

Main categories of beads as they are used in Borneo: BEADWORK, VALUE/HEIRLOOM BEADS and MAGIC BEADS. A look into the history of beads. Where is this bead from — How did it reach Borneo? How old is this bead? When is a fake not a fake? and finally Why collect beads?

Heidi Munan, Hon. Curator of Beads Sarawak Museum will be here to present a talk on Wed, 16th Aug 2017 at 7.30pm at The Secretariat, Damai Plaza. In her capacity as a private researcher and Hon.Curator of Beads at the Sarawak Museum she has had ample opportunity to study and learn from indigenous experts and foreign scholars in this and related fields. Besides an active involvement in tourism and handicrafts promotion, she has published books, articles and papers on various topics related to the history and material culture of Sarawak and Borneo.

For further information, please contact The Secretariat on 088-250 443 or email us at admin@thesabahsociety.com

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