This women's breastplate is made from about 148 real buffalo horn or buffalo bone hairpipe beads (pictured with antiqued white buffalo bone hairpipes)and over 300 glass trade beads (shown with light blue, cobalt blue, and contrasting red crow beads.
This breastplate is decorated with two 1.5" abalone discs or pink shell discs (shown with pink shell). It has heavy cowhide spacers and real buckskin ties (shown with gold buckskin).
This breastplate is finished off with a geometric pattern in glass crow beads and a row of bells on the bottom. If you have a preference for the color of the beads used in the geometric pattern, leave a comment in the comment box on your order form. If you don't specify a color, we will pick one that contrasts well with your primary bead colors.
Overall length is approximately 40"
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We usually have the colors of crow beads shown here
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This is a full size woman's breastplate that would be a great addition to any dancer's regalia or would look fantastic as a wall decoration in your native american room. Hanging it off a lance or dance staff makes a fabulous display.
The picture shown is representative, the one you receive may vary slightly. Because this is a custom handmade item that we make when you order it, please allow two weeks construction time, plus shipping transit.
This item can be shipped internationally.
Not produced by a tribal member or a particular indian tribe.