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The stagecraft handbook that answers 1001 questions, provides theories & strategies for taking your belly dance to the next level.
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    Digital Reference Guide

    Our digital reference guide includes a bibliography, reading list and research notes so you can conduct your own research onto our favorite subject, belly dance. These will be shipped digitally via email the week the kickstarter finishes.

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    Style File: A Visual Vocabulary

    This 48 page eBook is by Dawn Devine. Style File: A Visual Vocabulary of Middle Eastern Dance is the first booklet of its kind. It’s a handy reference that uses images and text to identify the most common costume styles used by performers of Middle Eastern belly dance. Will be delivered via email in November.

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    Signed Book

    "Becoming a Belly Dancer", signed by all four authors. The expected retail for this book will be between $40 and $45, so this represents a great offer. $35 shipped, this offer is open to everyone in the USA.

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    Jean Jingler + The Book

    Is it a necklace? Is it a tummy chain? Is it a belt clip? This beautiful, handmade jewelry piece is all that and more! With a clip at each end, there is no limit to how you can wear this beautiful chain. Comes with a signed copy of "Becoming a Belly Dancer".

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    Saroyan Earrings + The Book

    These beautiful, handmade earrings are adorned with hand stamped coins from the Saroyan zills factory. This offer also includes a signed copy of "Becoming a Belly Dancer".

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    Assuit Hair Flower + The Book

    You can never have too many hair flowers! Made from Assuit, each handmade flower has the power to sparkle under stage lights. Perfect for every style of dancer, these also come with a signed copy of "Becoming a Belly Dancer".

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    Teachers Set

    Get a signed copy of "Becoming a Belly Dancer" and a signed copy of "Teaching Belly Dance" by Sara Shrapnell. This is the perfect set for belly dance teachers and those who see themselves teaching in the future.

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    Assuit Lover's Set

    For fans of the Egyptian textile, Assuit! This set includes signed copies of "Becoming a Belly Dancer", Dawns recent book on Assuit, "The Cloth of Egypt", and a book bag, topped with a row of Assuit.

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    Mix and Match Book Set

    Mix and Match!
    We will send you three signed books, "Becoming a Belly Dancer", "The Cloth of Egypt", and a book from our collection. Simply let us know which book you would like to add to our collection from the following;
    "Embellished Bras"
    "From Turban to Toe Ring"
    "Skirting the Issue and Pants for the Dance"
    "Costuming from the Hip"
    "Bedlah, Baubles and Beads"
    "Zills: Music at your Finger Tips"
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    Five Signed Copies

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    The Dawn Devine Collection

    This set contains the full library of costuming books by Dawn Devine:
    "Becoming a Belly Dancer"
    "The Cloth of Egypt"
    "Embellished Bras"
    "Zills: Music at your Finger Tips"
    "From Turban to Toe Ring"
    "Skirting the Issue and Pants for the Dance"
    "Costuming from the Hip"
    "Bedlah, Baubles and Beads"
    All of these will be signed by Dawn

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    Treasure Chest Costume (sm/med/l)

    Would you like to own one of our signature "Treasure Chest" bedlah sets? This stunning costume looks fabulous on all sizes and body shapes and can be worn with a huge selection of dresses, skirts and trousers to create a look for every occasion. Buyer is responsible for providing a well fitted padded bra in their size. Send the bra to us in California (buyer pays for shipping), and we will return it to you adorned with coins. Please make sure you check your spam filter to allow us to contact you. A copy of "Becoming a Belly Dancer" is also included in this reward!

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    All the Books !

    This collection includes the full library of books by Dawn Devine and Sara Shrapnell.
    A total of 8 signed books!!
    "Becoming a Belly Dancer"
    "Teaching Belly Dance"
    "The Cloth of Egypt"
    "Embellished Bras"
    "Zills: Music at your Finger Tips"
    "From Turban to Toe Ring"
    "Skirting the Issue and Pants for the Dance"
    "Costuming from the Hip"
    "Bedlah, Baubles and Beads"

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    Treasure Chest costume XL - XXXXXL

    Would you like to own one of our signature "Treasure Chest" bedlah sets? This stunning costume looks fabulous on all sizes and body shapes and can be worn with a huge selection of dresses, skirts and trousers to create a look for every occasion. Buyer is responsible for providing a well fitted padded bra in their size. Send the bra to us in California (buyer pays for shipping), and we will return it to you adorned with coins. Please make sure you check your spam filter to allow us to contact you. A copy of "Becoming a Belly Dancer" is also included in this reward!

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    Assuit Bra (sm/med/l)

    This one of a kind Assuit bra will be designed for you by Dawn Devine. Assuit is the fabric of choice for belly dancers of all styles, and this black and silver bra is bound to be a show stopper. Buyer is responsible for providing a well fitted padded bra in their size. Send the bra to us in California (buyer pays for shipping), and it will return to you covered in beautiful Assuit. Please make sure you check your spam filter to allow us to contact you. A copy of "Becoming a Belly Dancer" is also included in this reward!

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    Zill Players Set

    For the belly dancer who loves to play zills ! This collection includes a signed copy of Dawn Devine's new book "Zills: Music at your Finger Tips", plus a hand made zill bag and a signed copy of "Becoming a Belly Dancer".

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