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Beading as social status

 Beading as social status Beads may be the first jewelry known to humans. Beads as jewelry can be in the form of bracelets and necklaces. Quoted from the epnri.indonesiaheritage.org page, the use of beads as jewelry also indicates the social status and age of the wearer. The more beads you have and wear, the higher your social status. Likewise, vice versa. As a marker of age, each age range has a different color of beads. Age 15-25 years wearing red black beads. Age 25-30 years wearing purple red beads. Ages 30 and over wear yellow beads. Read Also : Beads are human culture The use of different colors for each age range and differences in social status that arise from the number of beads that are owned, shows social barriers in a society that have existed since prehistoric times. This is the same as the custom of the tribes in the eastern part of Indonesia which measure wealth by the number of domesticated pigs they have. Wealth and social status are still not measured by money, but by

Beads are human culture

 Beads are human culture Beads are inherited objects of human culture that are found evenly throughout Indonesia. Beads can be round, square or oval in the form of a hole in the center so that they can be assembled into jewelry (necklaces, bracelets, etc.). Materials for making beads vary, depending on the time of manufacture. In the early days of humans knowing beads, they made them from stones or small bones which were immediately perforated. The next development was to make beads by smoothing stones into precise shapes. Around the New Stone Age, humans used dried clay and sometimes given carvings / drawings to make beads. The techniques for making beads are very diverse. Among them by rubbing on the rocks to get a certain shape. Making holes in beads can be done by using bamboo which is sharpened and rubbed by mixing sand and water on the stone and then rubbing it. Clay beads are easier to make. Before burning, the inside of the clay is perforated with wood / bamboo which can then b