"Here," said Mrs. Worthington, shoving a bucket of hard candy in one of Dean's hands and a cluster of strung beads in the other.
Gladys waddled downstairs, strung in more beads than the draped back room doorway of a Turkish dope den.
Although they were the same shape, they were lighter, like comparing plastic beads to glass ones.
Katie ate her food and water cubes, waiting for Gabriel. She fingered the second necklace he'd given her, not convinced Andre was wrong. The beads felt like plastic, and something about Gabe had changed.
Xander sifted through Ashley's colorful beads, uninterested.
A white desk crammed in a corner was covered with teen magazines, and a box of beads had spilled and scattered a rainbow across the carpet.
She grabbed a handful of beads and dumped them into the bin, stopping when the flash of red caught her attention.
Struck by an idea, she piled all the beads into the box before unfastening the clasp on Xander's necklace.
As long as Ashley didn't play with her beads anytime soon … Shit, Jessi.
The look on Jessi's face when he'd crushed the red beads disturbed him.
If Brandon and Ashley were around, there would be little messes and beads everywhere.
Beads of'amber occur with Anglo-Saxon relics in the south of England; and up to a comparatively recent period the material was valued as an amulet.
Most of the Burmese amber is worked at Mandalay into rosary-beads and ear-cylinders.
Beads of amethyst are found in Anglo-Saxon graves in England.
Venetian beads are now sent in large quantities to the various colonies in Africa, and to India, Sumatra and Borneo.
When present in sufficient quantity the five last-named give enamel-white beads; lead oxide in excess gives a yellowish bead.
A point of importance as to the prehistoric period was scored by the discovery in the same neighbourhood at Gerzeh by Mr. Wainwright of iron beads on a necklace.
3 Now as these beads are admittedly worked metallic iron and must date before 4000 B.C., it is obvious that they are a remarkable confirmation of those who, like the present writer, have in opposition to Prof. Montelius always maintained that iron was known to and occasionally used in a worked state by the Egyptians at a period long anteridr to its general introduction and replacing of bronze for weapons and tools.
The making of beads was probably practised at Venice from a very early period, but the earliest documentary evidence bearing on the subject does not appear to be of earlier date than the 14th century, when prohibitions were directed against those who made of glass such objects as were usually made of crystal or other hard stones.
I pulled two beads off and indicated to her that I wanted her to sew them on my doll.
The beads were sewed in the right place and I could not contain myself for joy; but immediately I lost all interest in the doll.
A day or two afterward I was stringing beads of different sizes in symmetrical groups--two large beads, three small ones, and so on.
For a long time I was still--I was not thinking of the beads in my lap, but trying to find a meaning for "love" in the light of this new idea.
Miss Sullivan tried to teach me to count by stringing beads in groups, and by arranging kintergarten straws I learned to add and subtract.
When they tried to teach her to string beads, her little hands fell to her side.
First I put on two wooden beads and one glass bead, then made her feel of the string and the two boxes of beads.
I shook my head and took them all off and made her feel of the two wooden beads and the one glass bead.