Following the Bead Hunters
|The Srivijaya Empire ruled Indonesia from the 7th to the 13th century. This was a bead
culture. The Empire worshipped Buddha, but traded beads. You can still find beads in East
Java if you know where to dig. Noelle and Ken went on a bead adventure to river bank wash
outs and corn field excavations, bargaining with bead diggers, collecting bead stories.
The booty from this adventure became the Jatim Bead necklace collection.