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Native Tears


About this design:

Honoring the first Americans with components from their lives. Leather, arrowhead, beads, and an Indian head nickel as a visual. The strings of beads are tears shed for the loss of their lands.

Components:

Vintaj Stained Glass Window bead kit, seed beads, crystal faceted rondelles, brass headpin, beading wire, crimping beads, Deertan leather, arrowhead, Indian head nickel.

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  1. KatsAllThat
    KatsAllThat says:

    Very interesting design. I like the weaving in the suede cord.

  2. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    Love the way you used the coin and arrow, and the weaving is fantastic. Great piece!

  3. Gail Layne
    Gail Layne says:

    What an eye catching piece! What you did with the leather is amazing!

  4. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Beautiful! I agree about the leather braiding–fantastic!!

  5. beaded banana
    beaded banana says:

    great job mom!

  6. udijay
    udijay says:

    Gorgeous! I love the color combination, and the central latticework with bead embellishments is SO creative.

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    Carlatherese says:

    Beautiful color combination & accents. Love the leather with arrowhead, coin & beads.

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    Wanda W says:

    Glad people enjoyed it.

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