A Beginner's Handbook to Traditional Native American Beadwork

A Beginner's Handbook to Traditional Native American Beadwork

by Teresa A. Byrne, James J. Byrne
     
 
This book is designed to help the beginning or novice beadworker explore the art of traditional Native American beadwork and guide them through their initial projects. While many beadwork craft books stress more contemporary beading applications, this volume emphasizes the techniques and materials necessary to emulate the traditional art of native artisans. The basic

Overview

This book is designed to help the beginning or novice beadworker explore the art of traditional Native American beadwork and guide them through their initial projects. While many beadwork craft books stress more contemporary beading applications, this volume emphasizes the techniques and materials necessary to emulate the traditional art of native artisans. The basic techniques of sewn beadwork are described in detail and are accompanied by clear illustrations. The author also explores the use of color and design elements in traditional beadwork and outlines the historical significance of beads and beaded articles in Native American culture. This guidebook is an excellent first resource for scouts, youth groups, and young adults interested in Native American art and culture.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781420899481
Publisher:
AuthorHouse
Publication date:
05/28/2005
Pages:
84
Sales rank:
559,555
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.20(d)

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