Beads- Dentalium Shells
Beads- Dentalium Shells
Sea Green Dentalium Shells in a pack of 4, perfect for a pair of earrings or to decorate a coat. - Click to Enlarge Image

Beads- Dentalium Shells

RJT#4896 -
$10.00

Description

Once seen as items of prestige and Wealth, even used as currency by Native American and Canadian Indian Tribes, the Dentalium Shell was also called Tooth or Tusk Shells.
Used to adorn headpieces, dresses, and jewelry even the Nasal Septum of very Elite Indian Women in some tribes. It was most common on the West Coast from Baja to Alaska and found its way to the Great Plains through trade.
Now you can have these great shells for your craft projects. Whether for a coat, dress,  or even a bag or if you are a reenactor a Indian style headdress, you will flaunt your wealth with these beads adorning your project.

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Color
Large Sea Green
Small White
Delivery 3 - 6 business days to USA 48. Outside may take longer.

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