Porcupine quills are buoyant, resilient, and come in a range of sizes. The quill consists of a type of hair coated with keratin which makes it very durable.
Porcupine quills are used in making porcupine jewelry, porcupine artwork and in numerous other crafts.
African porcupine quills are used in American Indian crafts. Quill work is perhaps the oldest form of embroidery used by Native Americans. Quills were folded, twisted, wrapped, plaited and sewn using a wide range of techniques to decorate articles of clothing, bags, knife sheaths, baskets, wooden handles and pipe stems. Quill work has been, and continues to be used to decorate the basketry of various Native American tribes.
This sale is for 10 Genuine African Banded Porcupine Quills. They are about 5 to 6 inches long
and about 5 mm thick.
You are buying quills very similar to the ones pictured above .
THE QUILL ENDS ARE VERY SHARP . USE CAUTION WHEN HANDLING !
We have many others , Fat Ones , Thin Ones , Super Thin Ones and various Lengths. We also have Quill floats that are handmade and wrapped. ( see our other listings ).
We do combine shipping on the quills. Order as many Quills or Quill Floats as you like and pay only one shipping charge . Provided they are bought and paid for at the same time. Just convo me and I'll make a reserved listing for you to reflect the discounted shipping charges.