Endnotes:  African  Botanical Jewelry

1.     Palmer, Eve and Norah Pitman. 1961.  Trees of Southern Africa. 

2.     Ibid.

3.     Burkill, I.H. 1935.  Dictionary of Economic Plants of the Malay Peninsula. London. Vol. 1.

4.     Ibid.

5.     Quinn, Vernon.  1926. Seeds: Their Place in Life and Legend. Frederick A. Stokes. Co. N.Y.

6.     McLure, Susan. 1982. Parallel Usage of Medicinal Plants by Africans and Their Caribbean Descendants.  Economic Botany 36(3)

7.     Palmer, Eve and Norah Pitman. 1961. Trees of Southern Africa.

8.     Benthall, A.P. 1946.  The Trees of Calcutta. Thacker, Spinck & Co. Ltd. London

9.     Dalziel, J.M. 1937.  The Useful Plants of West Tropical Africa.  Crown Agents for the Colonies.  London

10.  Swain, Tony (ed) 1971.  Plants in the Development of Modern Medicine.  Harvard University Press. MA.

11.  Palmer, Eve & Norah Pitman.  Trees of Southern Africa.

12.  Schery, Robert W. l972.  Plants for Man. Prentice-Hall, Inc. Englewood Cliffs. N.J.

13.  Ratsch, Christian. 1992. The Dictionary of Sacred and Magical Plants. AOC-CLIO Santa Barbara, CA

14.  Personal Communication.  Larry Silverman.  S&A Beads.  Silver Spring, MD

15.  Watt, J.M. 1956. Trees in  South Africa in Plants in the Development of Modern Science. Swain, Tony, (ed)

16.  Palmer, Eve and Norah Pitman.  1961  Trees of Southern Africa

17.  Opper, Marie Jose. 1990.  Scented Magic Beads in Africa. Self-published

18.  Irvine, F.R. 1961.  Woody Plants of Ghana. Oxford University Press. London.

19.  Ibid.

20.  Swain, Tony (ed.) Plants in the Development of Modern Medicine.

21.  Watt, J.M. in Plants in the Development of Modern Medicine.  Swain, Tony (ed.)

22.  Ibid.

23.  Carey, Margaret.  1991.  Beads and Beadwork of West and Central Africa.  Shire Publications Ltd.  Buckinghamshire, U.K.

24.  Munro, Annie  C. 1920.  A Study in Human Ornamentation.  Man in India. Vol. X.