Beading and the use of bead looms have been used by many cultures such as the Navajo and the Zulu cultures. In these cultures, bead patterns can have a particular set of meanings and a set of cultural functions. Additionally, using graph paper to plan a bead project (and also the use of symmetry) means that beading supports math learning.


Making a bead loom:
http://www.beadiefriends.com/LoomworkInstructions.htm
http://www.makingfriends.com/ponybead/ponyloom.htm
http://www.associatedcontent.com/article/314172/how_to_make_graph_paper_loom_beading.html
http://www.associatedcontent.com/article/331564/how_to_use_a_bead_loom_directions_for.htmlwire b




This is a link to wire beading techniques.
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