Beadwork Progression

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The capture of the bead as it slides along the thread among various colors compliments the unfinished beadwork. The development that happens throughout this process is often tedious and tests even my patience at times, but by sticking to my project I am almost always rewarded. Almost always because even when I envision what the pattern will turn out to be I find myself restarting to the very beginning. My greatest skill is keeping my Native American culture alive and breathing. By beading there’s a sense of peace and pride for my people and myself. My mother taught me ever since I was little, showing me how to make the simplest of earrings and bracelets to the more complex earrings and medallions. I remember my first completed beadwork. It

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