Bag Oval Quilled Tobacco Pouch

Bag Oval Quilled Tobacco Pouch
Bag Oval Quilled Tobacco Pouch

This handmade reproduction Oval Quilled Tobacco Pouch Bag is made with braintanned leather. The crafter added brain tanned fringe and drawstring. The quilled Thunderbird design on the front is nicely done in bright colors. The quills are dyed red, yellow, purple and white.

The bag measures 9.25″ tall and 5.5″ and the widest section.

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Antique Possibles Bag Quilled & Beaded

Antique Possibles Bag Quilled & Beaded
Antique Possibles Bag Quilled & Beaded

This Antique Quilled & Beaded Possibles Bag features both beaded sections and quillwork. The crafter used Braintanned Bison? Hide and real Sinew to create this Bag.  He or she added Beadwork strips on both sides and the top flap using Arapaho Green, Greasy Yellow, Cobalt Blue, Medium Blue, White and Transparent Red Seed Beads. Thirteen rows of Quillwork in Red and Purple ends interspersed with Red Fluff Feathers decorates the front.  Along the sides and top you will also find Antiqued Tin Cone Drops with Orange Tuffs.  The quilled cone and orange tuffs also decorate the flap. along with a boarder of red fabric.

This Bag came from a collection.  You will see that some of the fluff feathers are broken or missing. You will see staining and discoloration on the leather.  The bag is in delicate condition.

It measures 21″ wide across the top and 12″ wide at the bottom and 15″ from top to bottom. One of a Kind!

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Box Quilled Birchbark Rectangle

Box Quilled Birchbark Rectangle
Box Quilled Birchbark Rectangle

Add this Rectangular Quilled Birchbark Box to your collection or use it as an attractive storage container!  The crafter used natural Birchbark to make the sides.   Then he or she bound each edge with strands of Sweetgrass.  Bound Sweetgrass also serves as the loop closure.  Black thread attaches the lid to the base.  The crafter created a simple floral design on the lid with Pink and Green Porcupine Quills.  Additional designs in Natural and Pink Quills appear on the top and sides.

This Rectangular Quilled Birchbark Box is in like new condition.  You will notice the remains of a label on the bottom. The Box measures 7″  x 4″ and stands 2.5″ high with the lid on.   Keep this box out of direct sunlight and away from water to preserve its color and integrity.

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Quilled Medicine Wheels

Quilled Medicine Wheels
Quilled Medicine Wheels

Quilled Medicine Wheels come wrapped with real Porcupine Quills. Each one features the Four Directions colors, Black, White, Red and Yellow.  Use these decorated Medicine Wheels for hair ornaments or attach them to hats, shields, bags etc.

Each Medicine Wheel measures approximately 2″ in diameter.

We sell them individually or in pairs.

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For more information, view the Denver Art Museum leaflet on Porcupine Quillwork HERE!

Basket Oval Sweetgrass with Quilled Cherries

Basket Oval Sweetgrass with Quilled Cherries
Basket Oval Sweetgrass with Quilled Cherries

Add this delightful Sweetgrass Basket to your collection!  The basket maker started with a Birchbark bottom and made the sides with rows of Sweetgrass.  The lid has a  Birchbark center surrounded by rows of Sweetgrass.  The basket maker created a Cherry design with Red & Green Porcupine Quills.  Additional Green and Light Blue Quills outline the edges of the lid  and the top of the Basket.    The lid attaches to the bottom with a thread in the back.  Two strands of fiber allow you to tie it closed at the front.

It measures 7.25″ long x 5.25″ wide and stands 2.5″ tall.

This Basket came from a collection and is in very good condition. You will see minor Quill loss in the design and the edges.  One of a Kind!

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Antique Beaded & Quilled Possibles Bag

Antique Beaded & Quilled Possibles Bag
Antique Beaded & Quilled Possibles Bag

Possibles Bags are used for decorative storage.  This Antique Possibles Bag features both beaded sections and quillwork. The crafter used Braintanned Buffalo Hide and real Sinew to create this Bag.  He or she added Beadwork strips on both sides and the top using Arapaho Green, Greasy Yellow, Cobalt Blue, White and White Center Red Seed Beads. Twelve rows of Quillwork in Red and Green interspersed with Red Fluff Feathers decorates the front.  Along the sides and top you will also find Antiqued Tin Cone Drops with Red Horsehair.  It comes with a tag that says Sioux near White River S Dak.

This Bag came from a collection.  Part of the top flap has deteriorated and sections of the beadwork are missing.  Some of the fluff feathers are broken or missing. You will see staining and discoloration on the leather.  It is in delicate condition.

It measures 24″ wide across the top and 18″ wide at the bottom.  It measures about 18″ from top to bottom. One of a Kind!

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Pipe Clay Face Bowl with Quilled Stem

Pipe Clay Face Bowl with Quilled Stem
Pipe Clay Face Bowl with Quilled Stem

Add this unique Pipe to your collection!  The crafter created this pipe with a Clay Bowl that is shaped like a person’s head.  The crafter used an 8″ long Reed for the stem.  He wrapped it with Orange, White, Green, Blue and Yellow Porcupine Quills.  Then he added a piece of 1″ wide Red Ribbon.

The Pipe Bowl measures 1.5″ high and about  1.75″ long x 1″ wide. The Stem measures 8″ x 0.25″.

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Armbands – Plain

Armbands - Plain
Armbands – Plain

Plain Metal Armbands will complement your Native American regalia for both Powwows and Historical Re-enactments.

Prior to the arrival of European trade goods, Native Americans adorned their arms with tattoos, quilled cuffs and bracelets made of copper and bone. European traders brought metal, especially silver, that Native Americans used to create armbands.  Metal Armbands could be simple, narrow bands or stamped and decorated.  Native Americans also made Armbands of beaded leather strips or finger woven wool.

Our metalsmith makes our Plain Armbands from rugged 22ga Brass, Copper or Nickel.

These Armbands measure 1.5″ wide x 12″ long.  You can adjust them with the included Deerskin Leather Lacing ties.

SOLD IN PAIRS.

Handmade in the USA.

We also offer Stamped Metal Armbands.

For more information, view the Denver Art Museum leaflet on Copper and the Indian HERE!

Armbands – Stamped

Armbands - Stamped
Armbands – Stamped

Our Handmade Stamped Armbands feature traditional patterns to enhance your Native American regalia for both Powwows and Historical Re-enactments.

Prior to the arrival of European trade goods, Native Americans adorned their arms with tattoos, quilled cuffs and bracelets made of copper and bone. European traders brought metal, especially silver, that Native Americans used to create armbands.  Metal Armbands could be simple, narrow bands or stamped and decorated.  Native Americans also made Armbands of beaded leather strips or finger woven wool.

Our metalsmith makes our Plain Armbands from rugged 22ga Brass, Copper or Nickel.

These Armbands measure approximately 1.25″ wide by 12″ long. You can adjust them with the included Deerskin Leather Lacing ties.  Please note the design on the Stamped Armbands may vary.

SOLD IN PAIRS.

Made in the USA.

We also offer Plain Metal Armbands.

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Thunderbird Tee Shirt

Thunderbird Tee Shirt
Thunderbird Tee Shirt

Many Native American cultures consider the Thunderbird a symbolic animal.  We make our Thunderbird Tee Shirt with a 100% Cotton shirt in deep brown.  An 18th century Iroquois Quilled Hunting Bag inspired our tee shirt design.  The Red & White design stands out on the deep brown tee shirt.

Show your appreciation for Native American craftwork with our Thunderbird Tee Shirt!  This design also available in a Long Sleeve Hoodie.

Available in sizes Small – XX Large.

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Thunderbird Tote Bag

Thunderbird Tote Bag
Thunderbird Tote Bag

We created Wandering Bull Tote Bags exclusively for our customers. A company here in New Hampshire makes them for us! You will find these canvas tote bags perfect for carrying craft projects, extra items to the dance circle, or even to the beach!

Wandering Bull Tote Bags measure 16″ tall by 18″ wide. They have a wide gusset at the bottom that allows the bag to stand. The 10 oz canvas is strong. You can easily sling the long nylon webbed handles over your shoulder.

We offer Wandering Bull Tote Bags in 5 designs!

Thunderbird Tote Bag

Many Native American cultures consider the Thunderbird a symbolic animal. An 18th century Iroquois quilled hunting bag inspired our Thunderbird Tote Bag design. This walnut colored Tote Bag features ivory and red Thunderbird designs with simulated quillwork and tin cone tassels. The bright red handle really sets off the Thunderbird design.

Wall Plaques Quill & Birchbark

Wall Plaques Quill & Birchbark
Wall Plaques Quill & Birchbark

This pair of Quilled Birchbark & Sweetgrass Wall Plaques features a floral design made of dyed porcupine quills. Both pieces  have Center Ossipee, NH written on the front. Sweet grass outlines the birchbark in an open weave design. Some of the quills have some damage, but overall this set is in good condition.

Each plaque measures 9″ x 7.25″.

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Rawhide Lacing

Rawhide Lacing - .25 in x 10 feet
Rawhide Lacing

Use both 1/4″ and 1/8″  pre-cut Rawhide Lacing to make your own drums! Rawhide is untanned Leather, so it is very hard.

To use this lacing, soak it in warm water for a couple of days to soften it.  You will find it has the consistency of wet noodles when it is ready to use. It will shrink when it dries.

Please note you would not use Rawhide  to make clothing or most jewelry. Try our Hand Cut Deerskin Lace or Deerskin Lace Spools instead.  Use Imitation Sinew for sewing.

Crafters can use this product to make quilled drops for jewelry or accessories.

We sell our  1/8″ and  1/4″ wide Rawhide Lace in increments of 10 feet or 60 feet.

 

Tee Shirt Thunderbird Long Sleeve with Hood

Tee Shirt Thunderbird Long Sleeve with Hood
Tee Shirt Thunderbird Long Sleeve with Hood

Our newest Tee Shirt comes as a long sleeved Hoodie!  It features our classic Thunderbird design on a Heathered Brown Polyeseter/Cotton/Rayon Shirt.  You will love the lightweight, soft fabric!

Many Native American cultures consider the Thunderbird a symbolic animal.   An 18th century Iroquois Quilled Hunting Bag inspired this Shirt design.

Show your appreciation for Native American craftwork with our Hooded Thunderbird Tee Shirt!

Available in sizes Medium – XX Large.

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Eastern Woodlands Jewelry & Accessories

Eastern Woodlands Accessories

Eastern Woodlands Jewelry

Native Americans of the Eastern Woodlands used many materials to create jewelry and accessories to wear and trade.   In the pre-contact period, Native Americans in the Northeast used shells, bones, stones, feathers, leather, fur and metals like copper to make necklaces, bracelets, earrings, headdresses  and sashes.  Some of these materials were fashioned into beads and pendants that were strung on leather or fiber laces. Others were simply attached to the clothing or body part that was to be adorned.

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