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bead embroidery

bead embroidery

Clump Beading - Raised Bead Embroidery

2y ago
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Clump or cluster beading is a raised bead embroidery method used by the Iroquois tribes of the Niagara Falls region 100 years ago. I've been looking for ways to reproduce, modify, and/or improve this fantastic style of bead embroidery for a couple of years. I just love it. This particular technique was commonly used, and often had long loops of beads dangling from the centers of the clusters.