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Single Row Wampum Bracelet (shorter)

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Single Row Wampum Bracelet (shorter)

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Overview

  • Handmade item
  • Materials: Leather, Shell beads, Wampum beads, Shell Wampum, Sinew
  • Favorited by: 7 people
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Description

This stunning bracelet is made from the real, shell wampum. The pattern is a simple 4 stripes on a white background. All beads in this bracelet are either quahog clam shell (purple) and conch shell (white). The shell beads makes a drastic difference in how the item looks in comparison to the commercially made glass beads.

My wampum is based on traditional designs, style, and materials. The beads used are usually porcelain 8mm glass wampum beads in a dark blue and opaque white color strung on hand cut leather (commercially tanned elk or braintan leather) strips using artificial sinew. I very occasionally use traditional quahog wampum beads but they are very expensive. I produce legties, chokers, bracelets, belts, and custom work. My weaving style tends to be tighter weave so each piece is more durable and shows the pattern more clearly. A tighter weave is also a more traditional style.

All items are guaranteed to arrive in quality condition. All items are meticulously crafted by hand. Slight variations and nuances in materials add character to each item. All beads used are quahog shell and are not intended for heavy use. 15-day return for any item in new condition. All belts are display items. Wearable items (legties, chokers, and bracelets) are guaranteed for 1 year against manufacturing defects (does not include bead breakage).

Care for wearable wampum: It is not recommended that you get it wet (hand washing is ok but showering and bathing while wearing your wampum is not recommended). About every 2 months of continuous wear, it is recommended to treat your wampum with saddle soap (following the instructions) to remove the oils that the human skin generates followed by neatsfoot oil/mink oil to recondition the leather. This is like applying hand lotion for your leather. When you have applied the oil, use a soft bristle brush (old toothbrush works great) and gently scrub the beads. This will help remove any grime that gets caught and also will remove some of the excess soap and oil. Please contact me with any question or concerns.

Feel free to reach out about custom requests!
This stunning bracelet is made from the real, shell wampum. The pattern is a simple 4 stripes on a white background. All beads in this bracelet are either quahog clam shell (purple) and conch shell (white). The shell beads makes a drastic difference in how the item looks in comparison to the commercially made glass beads.

My wampum is based on traditional designs, style, and materials. The beads used are usually porcelain 8mm glass wampum beads in a dark blue and opaque white color strung on hand cut leather (commercially tanned elk or braintan leather) strips using artificial sinew. I very occasionally use traditional quahog wampum beads but they are very expensive. I produce legties, chokers, bracelets, belts, and custom work. My weaving style tends to be tighter weave so each piece is more durable and shows the pattern more clearly. A tighter weave is also a more traditional style.

All items are guaranteed to arrive in quality condition. All items are meticulously crafted by hand. Slight variations and nuances in materials add character to each item. All beads used are quahog shell and are not intended for heavy use. 15-day return for any item in new condition. All belts are display items. Wearable items (legties, chokers, and bracelets) are guaranteed for 1 year against manufacturing defects (does not include bead breakage).

Care for wearable wampum: It is not recommended that you get it wet (hand washing is ok but showering and bathing while wearing your wampum is not recommended). About every 2 months of continuous wear, it is recommended to treat your wampum with saddle soap (following the instructions) to remove the oils that the human skin generates followed by neatsfoot oil/mink oil to recondition the leather. This is like applying hand lotion for your leather. When you have applied the oil, use a soft bristle brush (old toothbrush works great) and gently scrub the beads. This will help remove any grime that gets caught and also will remove some of the excess soap and oil. Please contact me with any question or concerns.

Feel free to reach out about custom requests!

Reviews

5 out of 5 stars
(11)
  • Reviewed by donald salemi
    5 out of 5 stars
    Jul 10, 2018
    wore them this past week at a rondy. Was very happy with how they were made. Thanks. And I did show them off trying to promote your product
    2-Row Legties

  • Reviewed by Scott
    5 out of 5 stars
    Jan 6, 2018
    An amazing custom item, exactly what I wanted. A very talented artisan who was also helpful answering all my questions. Thank you!
    Custom 3-Row Wampum

  • Reviewed by alliepoirier
    5 out of 5 stars
    Oct 23, 2017
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  • Reviewed by alliepoirier
    5 out of 5 stars
    Oct 11, 2017
    I love this bracelet. The craftsmanship is stunning. Absolutely beautiful piece. Prompt shipment.
    Custom 2-Row Wampum

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15-day return for any item in new condition.

Shipping policies

All orders are shipped via USPS. All belts are insured. Contact me for shipping upgrades or specific deadlines. I do not currently ship internationally.

Additional policies

All items are guaranteed to arrive in quality condition. All items are meticulously crafted by hand. Slight variations and nuances in materials add character to each item. All beads used are porcelain glass or quahog shell and are not intended for heavy use. 15-day return for any item in new condition. All belts are display items. Wearable items (legties, chokers, and bracelets) are guaranteed for 1 year against manufacturing defects.

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