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Making Gourd Dolls & Spirit Figures

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Dolls that dance, dolls that protect, dolls that charm: these beautiful gourd dolls do that and more. Ginger Summit and Jim Widess—authors of The Complete Book of Gourd Crafting and Making Gourd Musical Instruments—pay tribute to an ancient craft in a volume both inspirational and instructional. It’s packed with images of dolls from different cultures and eras, filled with ...more
Hardcover, 224 pages
Published July 1st 2007 by Sterling
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Nov 06, 2012 Stephanie rated it really liked it
A riveting book, even if you decide not to make a gourd doll. Illustrated with inspirational photographs from a variety of artists, this book is filled with the dizzying beauty of the world of dolls as spiritual expression.

The instructional sections are sound, if you want to actually create a figure, with easy to follow text and clear step by step photos of the process.

Whether you are an artist, enjoy reading the fascinating stories of what the artists are conveying through their dolls, or love
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