by Monte Smith
Paperbound, 102 pages
"Directions for selecting, buying and using beading materials. Guidelines for either buying or making your own beadwork loom. An examination of Indian beadwork designs, their development, significance and uses. Step-by-step instructions for all of the variations of beading techniques used in both loom and appliqués work. Directions for beading round objects, rosettes and necklaces. Approximately 200 illustrations, examples and photos of beaded articles from 1835 to the present. Photos of beaded articles from the Apache, Arapaho, Assiniboine, Bannock, Blackfoot, Cheyenne, Chippewa-Cree, Commanche, Cree, Crow, Flathead, Gros Ventre, Huron, Kiowa, Mohawk, Navajo, Ojibwa, Omaha, Otto, Piaute, Pottawatomi, Sac & Fox, Shoshone, Sioux, Umitilla, Ute, Winnebago and Yakima."