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Nova Religio (2012) 16 (1): 36–60.
Published: 01 August 2012
...Heather Shirey Strings of beads made of plastic, glass or clay are the most common and visible material representations of the Candomblé orixás (deities) in Salvador da Bahia, Brazil. At the most basic level, Candomblé beads are symbolic representations of the orixás . When they are consecrated...
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Nova Religio (2012) 16 (1): 5–12.
Published: 01 August 2012
... devotional arts Yoruba Yoruba American Yoruba religion altars shrines beads orixa beads Candomblé diasporic religion African religion in the Americas Ogun African Religions and Art in the Americas Katherine Smith ABSTRACT: This print symposium of Nova Religio is devoted to African religions and...