This abalone and ermine tails mini breastplate is hand crafted from genuine buffalo bone beads, and has glass crow beads and silver or brass beads. It is decorated with a 3" abalone shell disc and two ermine tails.
This breastplate is strung on sturdy genuine leather strips and has many long deerskin fringes along each side.
You can choose the leather and bead colors you prefer from the dropdown menus below.
Shown with silver beads, beige deerskin leather, and green and white glass crow beads.
This custom handmade craft is made when you order it, so allow about a week for construction time.
This mini breastplate would work as a breastplate for a small child or use it as a neck ornament for adults. It is about 12" long x 10" wide, not counting the leather fringes along each side and the neck ties.
Breast plates were worn by Plains tribes as ornamentation, and for protection in battle. You will love this mini breastplate!
Not produced by a particular Indian or Indian tribe as defined by 25 u.s.c. & 305 et. seq