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A shrine to the tiny glass bead

. . . In the very middle of the room, there's this looming glass case with only a tiny, single bead in the center. It's displayed on a bed of black velvet and given a large sign saying only: "Striped African Bead." We laughed, to say the least, and talked about how silly it was to make an entire display case protect a solitary, worthless piece of glass. But then I just had this overwhelming sense that this is what I do everyday. . . .

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