A variety of bone beads and embellishments to add to your gourd projects!
All beads are drilled. *Bone products are a natural byproduct from the food industry.
Fantastic embellishments for Gourd Masks and other projects!
4mm Bone "washers". Strand of about 200 pieces. Available in antique white or coffee color. $2.50 per strand.
6 mm antiqued round bone beads. Strand of about 100. $2.50 per strand.
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"Elk Tooth Dress"
Gourd decorated with bone elk teeth
These arrowheads are really nice quality. Each one is sharp and could actually be used on arrow reproductions. Each one is cut from agate, and no two are alike. The stone colors range from creamy tans and whites to jade green and brick red. Each one is about 1 1/2" in length.
This gourd has an arrowhead accent.
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Bone Beads and Embellishments
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Bone "Mudbeads" These beads are made from bone (a byproduct of the food industry), and have been carved or decorated with a wax resist type decorating. Each one is different, see the closeup photos for detail. The strands are 16" long; the number of beads per strand varies.
Special Purchase - $2.50 per strand (Regular retail price is $5)
*Assorted styles and shapes. Please write if you have a special request.
Here are some examples of the types of projects where you might use some of these special embellishments.
Carved Designs -
Assorted White and Antique Bone Beads. Some are plain, some have black accents.
Mixed bone bead assortment
2x3" bag filled with a random assortment of shapes, colors and sizes. Every bag is different. $2.50
Carved gourd with inlaid ammonites by Phyllis Sickles
Resin Elk Teeth
Very realistic and can be dyed or stained for a more antique look. Bag of 10 pcs. $2 per bag
Imitation claws that add that special pop to Native American style designs. They can be drilled easily for stringing. These are made from resin - no animals were harmed. These go well with the War Shirt Project Packet. .. $1 each
Gourd decorated with claw and bead necklace and horsehair.
Antique Bone "Elk Teeth"
Bag of 10 - $4
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NEW *Looking for Inlaid Earrings, Bone Feather Earrings, Shell Earrings, Stone Fans, Agate Beads and other special items?
Buffalo Teeth - Drilled and ready for hanging from masks or to decorate gourd rims.
Bag of 10 Buffalo Teeth - $3.50
NEW - Assorted Tans/Browns Resist Design Mudbeads. -
Lion's Paw Shell Disc Beads
These have a beautiful orange and tan color and a textural surface. They are drilled for stringing but also look good great glued into a carved channel. 10 pcs for $1
These fossilized ammonites have been sliced in half, and the cut side has been polished. Every one is different. They look great when inlaid into a gourd design, such as this lovely piece created by Phyllis Sickles. Sizes vary from about 1 to 1.5 inches wide per piece, and they are sold in matched pairs. $5 per pair
Assorted DARK Mudbeads. -
1/2" long turquoise bone beads - because they are made from bone, they have a nice large hole for stringing. $2.50 per strand.
Out of Stock
Large 1 1/2" Black Lip Shell buttons
These shell buttons are large and impressive with beautifully subtle irridescent colors Each one is different. They are perfect for embellishing woven rims, tying on to Native American style projects, or on gourd masks.
1 pc - $2
3 pcs - $5