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Necklaces -Twisted Beaded - 2658

Necklaces -Twisted Beaded - 2658

SKU: 2658

Shelly Vaughn, Oneida Nation, Bear Clan


Shelly resides at Allegany Reservation in western NY.  She first learned to do beadwork from her mother Shelia Sayers at the age of 5, a skill Shelly still greatly enjoys. At a young age, Shelly also became interested in finger weaving, a technique used to create old style sashes. Her grandfather offered instruction, but as a youngster Shelly found it difficult to master. At age 50 Shelly returned to the challenge and began teaching herself from a book. She is still trying to perfect this uncommon skill.

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