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Students at the Moravian Seminary for Young Ladies in Bethlehem could also pay extra to learn bead work. Glass beads were used to make watch cases, purses and chains and to decorate clothing, needlework, purses and boxes.

Detailed View of Edging

Detailed View of Watch Case

Kummer Family Member, ca.1840, glass beads and silk lining (watch case), glass beads sewn onto cotton (edging), Moravian Museum of Bethlehem, a member of Historic Bethlehem Partnership.

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Updated: 18 August 2005

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