Full-color photographs illustrate the rich art of Native American beadwork in this combination practical how-to and coffee-table book. A historical perspective explains how and why beadwork is produced and what techniques are popular today.
Clear and concise directions show you precisely how to do good, Native American style beadwork, including lane stitch, loom, appliquÃ©, gourd stitch, and Comanche brickwork. An illustrated gallery showcases numerous examples of fine historical and contemporary beadwork.
Along with information on research, tools, and materials are 33 pages of full color, graphed designs for loomwork and gourd stitch. 150 pages with 75 full color photos.