Fiber & Bead Jewelry: Beautiful Designs to Make & Wear

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Sterling Publishing Company, Inc., 2002 - Crafts & Hobbies - 128 pages
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Shapes that tease the eye, textures that tempt one to touch, vibrant colors from the entire spectrum; this beautiful, dynamic, and intricate jewelry often echoes traditional designs from Africa to the Americas. Give your creative vision a workout with these innovative techniques for needlewoven necklaces, bracelets, earrings, and more. Choose from a feast of styles-a Mandarin pouch, Peruvian-based Orejon Man necklace, Navajo spirit pattern, and other amazing original pieces.

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For these very original jewelry designs, Banes draws on her lifelong interest in found objects and ethnic ornaments. Her book has photos of many of her bead and fiber necklaces, with diagrammed ... Read full review



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The author lives in Silver Springs, MD.

Sally Banes is one of the leading dance historians in the United States. With such works as Dancing Women: Female Bodies on Stage and Democracy's Body: Judson Dance Theatre 1962-1964, she details the history of dance and explores issues of representation and movement in the art of dancing. She also examines the influence and aspects of feminist ideology related to dance. Banes graduated from New York University and was involved in the theatre in the 1970s and 1980s. She has worked as a critic for the Soho Weekly News and the Village Voice. Banes is the Hannah Winter Professor of Theatre History and Dance Studies at the University of Wisconsin at Madison.

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