Darien Bardy is the artist behind Beads In The Trap. She is Kanien’kehá:ka (Mohawk) Turtle Clan and part of the Six Nations of the Grand River. Since 2017 she's been handcrafting modern beaded jewelry and accessories inspired by traditional Haudenosaunee beadwork and other forms and styles of Indigenous artistry. Her style is influenced by her perspective as an urban Indigenous woman on her journey of cultural reclamation and reconnection. Her beadwork represents good medicine, modern Indigenous fashion, and cultural revitalization.