beadwork

noun
bead·​work | \ ˈbēd-ˌwərk How to pronounce beadwork (audio) \

Definition of beadwork

1 : ornamental work in beads
2 : joinery beading

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The shows combine to provide a stunning array of paintings, drawings, graphic arts, sculpture, ceramics, fiber/beadwork and photography. courant.com, "Community News For The Farmington Valley Edition," 29 July 2019 Her artistic nature also led her to take up and perfect intricate beadwork in the quietude of the mountains. sun-sentinel.com, "Deaths in South Florida: 8/11," 11 Aug. 2019 The shows combine to provide a stunning array of paintings, drawings, graphic arts, sculpture, ceramics, fiber/beadwork and photography. courant.com, "Community News For The Farmington Valley Edition," 29 July 2019 Next year Shih and Pei will travel together to Kenya and Tanzania to see the Maasai, an African tribe known for their beadwork. Daily Pilot, "From haute couture to Terracotta warriors, Anne Shih knows what gets visitors to the Bowers Museum," 29 July 2019 The shows combine to provide a stunning array of paintings, drawings, graphic arts, sculpture, ceramics, fiber/beadwork and photography. courant.com, "Community News For The Farmington Valley Edition," 29 July 2019 The shows combine to provide a stunning array of paintings, drawings, graphic arts, sculpture, ceramics, fiber/beadwork and photography. courant.com, "Community News For The Farmington Valley Edition," 22 July 2019 There are South African Nguni cattle skins, handmade Zulu ceramics, string art, baskets and beadwork, and lights made of reed and wood fishing baskets or calabash gourds, used by local farmers to collect water. Pamela Wright, BostonGlobe.com, "Check-In: andBeyond Phinda Homestead reopens in South Africa," 9 July 2019 There was droll surrealism in the plaster statuary fragments as headdresses, and in ancient statuary worked in sequins and beadwork on an Empire gown’s skirts. Hamish Bowles, Vogue, "Dolce & Gabbana Stage an Epic Alta Moda Show in Sicily’s Valley of the Temples," 6 July 2019

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First Known Use of beadwork

1751, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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