As of January 31st 2013 the South Dakota Trade Bead Permanent Collection looks like this:
A study of cold carving as surface pattering technique on pattered materials, South Dakota Trade Beads are one of the fifty-four state and territory named design groups being developed for the American Trade Bead Permanent Collection, an encyclopedic like study of lampworking slated for completion in July of 2035.
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Official definition: a study of cold carving as surface pattering technique on pattered materials.
Sister States: North Dakota, also a study of cold carving as patterning technique but on unpatterned materials like all ruby or all cobalt.
State inspirations: pending
Estimated number of objects in collection: pending
Makers Notes: pending
The following object studies have been identified for South Dakota Trade Beads: