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Kamba anklet (Kenya)

Type: For Personal Adornment Object Name: Anklet Place Made: Africa: East Africa, Kenya People: Kamba Period: century Date: 1900 - 1999 Dimensions: L 20 cm x W 8 cm Techniques: Beadwork; beadwork ID Number: Credit: Gift of Max Allen

Lodgepole Gallery, Karen Kapi bead work

Teepee Lodging, Native American culture, Blackfeet Art and Camping in Browning, Montana

Bandolier Bags originated among the Ojibwe, Menominee, Potawatomi, and Ho-Chunk in the Upper Great Lakes Region of the US and Canada.  It's a shoulder bag elaborately decorated with glass seed beads, thought to have originated around the 1840's or 1850's. Few were made after the 1940's

Limón is raising funds for Bandolier Bag Project. I'm making two Bandolier Bags to revitalize the art and history of a Native American tradition.

African beadwork

Colorful African beads depicting traditional African shapes

Pattern & Instructions for Southeastern Woodlands Beaded Soft-Soled Moccasins

Named a Cherokee National Treasure Martha Berry is a world-renowned Cherokee beadwork artist.