As of September 20th, 2012 the Pennsylvania Trade Bead Permanent Collection looks like this:
A study of surface mixing color as primary pattering technique, Pennsylvania Trade Beads are one of the fifty-four state and territory named design groups being developed for the American Trade Bead Permanent Collection, an encyclopedic like study of lampworking slated for completion in July of 2035.
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Official definition: a study of surface mixing color as primary patterning technique.
Sister States: none
Founded: 2010 Monroe, Utah, named by Keysha Koy Whistel
State inspirations: Glass artist Dina Kalahar, old school 101 North surface mixed pieces, studio investor Marlyn Hirschhorn
Estimated number of objects in collection: about eighty
Makers Notes: pending
The following object studies have been identified for Pennsylvania Trade Beads: