Cultural Background

Like many Native American designs, the bead loom is based on four-fold symmetry. To find out more,  select Four-Fold Symmetry from the menu bar, or click "continue" below.

The traditional bead loom existed before European contact, and new versions are still in use today.      To find out more, select Beads Past and Present from the menu bar.

How is a bead loom used?  To find out, select How to Use a Bead Loom from the menu bar.  

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