Martha Berry is a Cherokee beadwork artist who creates beaded art inspired by traditional Southeastern Woodlands Native American Indian beadwork. Mrs. Berry creates bandolier bags, moccasins, belts, sashes, small purses and knee bands, in the styles worn by the Cherokee, Creek, Choctaw, Chickasaw and Seminole, prior to 1840. Also, framed sun circles are offered exclusively through the All Things Cherokee gallery

On Tuesday, August 27, 2013, Mrs. Berry was designated a Cherokee National Living Treasure.

She was awarded the Tradition Bearer Award, by the Cherokee National Historical Society, at the Seven Star Gala, Tulsa, September 26, 2015.

In March 2018, she was a featured artist on Osiyo TV, Voices of the Cherokee People in a segment called Martha Berry, Leading A Beadwork Revival. Please follow the link to watch.

TO PURCHASE BEADWORK, please contact Mrs. Berry by e-mail.

To order patterns and how-to instructions for making Southeastern Woodlands beadwork, click here and order online. We offer patterns for traditional bandolier bags, sashes, belts, three styles of moccasins and small purses.

Also available are high-quality notecards and refrigerator magnets featuring Mrs. Berry's work. Order online here.

This website is dedicated to Anna Belle Sixkiller Mitchell, Cherokee National Living Treasure

... in loving memory. Without Anna's courage, generosity, and love, I could never have done any of this. mkb

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