String figures have been found in almost all of the cultures of the world and new ones continue to be created. Most people remember the games of Cat's Cradle, Cup and Saucer and Jacob's Ladder but there are thousands more. Intricate geometric patterns are revealed as the movement of the hands dance to a rhythm of motion. A universal motion in time and space.
Reference: Dickey, L.A. (1928) "String Figures from Hawaii." Bernice P. Bishop Museum Bulletin 54. Honolulu: Bishop Museum Press.
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