Category Archives: Glass Beads

Pow Wow, Language Summit and Horse Relays 2016!

Pow Wow, Language Summit and Horse Relays 2016!

Posted on October 04, 2016 by

We just finished up with our Custer State Park annual Buffalo Roundup and it was another successful year for everyone involved. Thank you to the many folks who stopped in and shopped before the roundup. We are glad we could help with those last minute gift ideas or a special piece of art that will commemorate this magnificent event!...

New Lakota Artist

New Lakota Artist

Posted on August 14, 2015 by

Our Lakota artists and crafts people are always creating, going to shows and learning every year better ways to create art and keep their culture alive. It's sometimes hard for the new artist to break into the art scene without some support. Those that have the support are lucky! Some pieces are created with such kn...

Arts – Beadwork & Quillwork

Arts – Beadwork & Quillwork

Posted on December 08, 2014 by

At Black Hills State University one of the classes I teach is Traditional Lakota Arts which includes learning basic techniques of beadwork, quillwork, and featherwork. If you are involved in the arts and crafts, can you cite someone who was instrumental in generating interest in areas such as beading and quillwork?  Most people started with someon...

Italian Glass Beads: Now Available!

Italian Glass Beads: Now Available!

Posted on June 07, 2013 by

Glass has been around for the millennia and can be found at some of the most ancient burial sites. There are some who believe the Egyptians invented glass but more recent digs in China have revealed that glass was used before the Egyptians existed. This versatile medium can be used for dishes, lamps, windows, jewelry making, etc.. the list is almos...

Beading How To: Crow Stitch

Beading How To: Crow Stitch

Posted on October 18, 2012 by

Good Morning, everybody! Here we are in the Black Hills on this beautiful October day. I'm Michael from the Sioux Trading Post and I'm going to show you how to do another beadwork stitch called the Crow Stitch. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YokS4X-r7co[/youtube] ...