Creative Native American Beading: Contemporary Interpretations of Traditional Motifs

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Following her successful Native American Beadwork, Theresa Flores Geary offers up another beautiful collection of traditional beaded projects, all using contemporary tools and materials. The techniques range from simple stringing and Apache Weave to Circular Peyote Stitch. The 19 highlighted jewelry and accessory projects include a Huichol Lace Sun Catcher and a Ladder Chain Bracelet (perfect for beginners), along with advanced-level projects like the Waterbird Pendant and Sun Rosette Medallion. In addition to ...
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Overview

Following her successful Native American Beadwork, Theresa Flores Geary offers up another beautiful collection of traditional beaded projects, all using contemporary tools and materials. The techniques range from simple stringing and Apache Weave to Circular Peyote Stitch. The 19 highlighted jewelry and accessory projects include a Huichol Lace Sun Catcher and a Ladder Chain Bracelet (perfect for beginners), along with advanced-level projects like the Waterbird Pendant and Sun Rosette Medallion. In addition to the patterns and guidance on technique, there’s fascinating background information on the myths and legends that inspired each design.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781600595325
  • Publisher: Lark Crafts
  • Publication date: 11/3/2009
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 322,028
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

After being taught by her mother and elders from the San Carlos Apache tribe, THERESA FLORES GEARY, PhD, has been creating beadwork since the age of fourteen. Besides making jewelry and other beaded objects, Theresa has developed a line of bead kits that she sells to museums, gift shops, and retail outlets throughout the United States.
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