HNW - Seed Bead work

Cindy Koepp ckoepp at
Tue Sep 1 09:17:46 PDT 1998

> Does anyone know of and examples or research for seed bead work, not
> necessarily bead weaving, done in the SCA time period (600AD - 1600AD).  I
> can't think of any done in EUrope, but my interests are more embroidery
> than beadwork.

Actually, costume picture books... especially ones that show detail.  
You can see the kinds of stuff they did with seed beads.  From what 
I've seen, it appears the beads were used to outline stuff or at 
junction points (where strings cross)


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