Q&A: Douriean Fletcher, Jewelry Designer for ‘Black Panther’ – Hour Detroit Magazine

With a focus on the latter, jewelry designer Douriean Fletcher, who worked on the film under renowned costume designer Ruth E. Carter, is stopping by Detroit’s Charles H. Wright Museum tomorrow evening to share her experience with the highest-grossing superhero film in the U.S. In anticipation of the Design Talk,…

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How to Make Cone Bells for Jingle Dresses and Skirts Out of Tin Cans

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Back in the day, I’m told that one branch of my ancestors, the Iswa, also called the Catawba, used to wear anklets made from turtle shells, to rattle while we danced. These days, it might be difficult to find them in some places, and there also aren’t so many turtles…

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