Here's another storyteller design inspired by Pueblo pottery and culture. The dominant colors are brighter than the usual earthenware pottery colors, but they're traditional to the Southwest cultures and represent the directions and elements. The angel's wings are patterned with the traditional thundercloud design, with red and green rain. Her dress is white also. When I weave it, I will use two whites, probably DB#200 for the dress and a shiny, fluffy, furry, or AB type white for the wings-something that will be both ethereal and distinguish wings from dress. You could use plain matte, or AB matte transparent 851 which is one of my faves, or a silverlined one or anything. The angel is holding sacred corn pollen in her hands to show the children she brings them not just a story but a gift as well. The heart shaped pin holds the ends of her manta together. The manta is a kind of cape which covers the shoulders and sometimes the head. The kids are dressed in their Christmas best and the angel tells them of a star she's seen, shining overhead on the side stations of the necklace. You could use all of the colors in the stringers in between the solid bits, or just one or two of them, or all sorts of fancy star beads, turquoise beads or Swarovski crystals. This is the easier version since the beads go straight from the side pieces down to the necklace and the fringe is also from an even surface. You could even make a back for this and do it as circular peyote if you want.
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