Tiny bits of beauty [videorecording] / Grand Rapids Public Museum ; Tyra Lewis, producer.

Title: 
Tiny bits of beauty [videorecording] / Grand Rapids Public Museum ; Tyra Lewis, producer.

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Publisher: 
Grand Rapids, Mich. : Grand Rapids Public Museum, c1976.
Description: 
1 film reel (18 min.) : sd., col. ; 16 mm.
1 videodisc (18 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Other Authors: 
Elk, Irene.
Waukey, Ella.
Johnson, Mark.
Cicogna, Luigina.
Lewis, Tyra.
Walker, Scott.
Grand Rapids Public Museum.
Format of Material: 
Video
Bib ID: 
62228
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Location: 
Audio/Video Collection
Call Number: 
Tiny bits of beauty
Holdings Note: 
DVD Digitized Preservation Copy
Location: 
Audio/Video Collection
Call Number: 
Tiny bits of beauty
Holdings Note: 
VHS
Notes: 
Title from title frame.
Director, Bill Moran, project director, Gordon Olson.
Narration, Scott Walker ; demonstrations, Luigina Cicgona, Irene Elk, Ella Waukey, Mark Johnson.
This film was produced to accompany the exhibition: "Beads: their use by Upper Great Lakes Indians", showing beadmaking and beadworking techniques. A demonstration of beadworking is done by American Indians, Irene Elk, Ella Waukey and Mark Johnson. Beads from the 17th-18th centuries are discussed with illustrations of old prints of bead making. Italian beadmaker Luigina Cicogna is shown making various types of beads, with good descriptions and closeups of her work. The final portion of this film is devoted to contemporary use of beads in clothing, pictures, etc.
Film reel.
DVD.