Pondo, also known as African Circle Stitch, is a modern modification of an ancient technique used by the Mpondo people of Africa. It is a sturdy stitch even though it is somewhat lacy and light. It forms a beautiful,...
Spirit dolls, also called worry dolls, or prayer dolls are used by many cultures throughout the world. These can be bead embroidered on a fabric doll form or made from various other materials.
The history of beads goes back to prehistoric times when shells, animal teeth and other natural objects were used as adornment or amulets thought to protect the wearer.