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!
Carved bone "Tusks"
2 for $1.50
10 for $7
4mm Bone "washers". Strand of about 200 pieces. Available in antique white or coffee color. $2.50 per strand.
4mm antiqued round bone beads. Strand of about 100. $2.50 per strand.
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Antique Bone "Elk Teeth"
Bag of 10 - $4
"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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BEST VALUE! "Mudbeads" These beads are made from bone or horn, 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.
Light Assorted Resist Design Mudbeads.
Light brown with resist designs.
Carved Design -
Assorted Antique Bone Mudbeads. Some are plain, some have black accents.
Buffalo Teeth - Drilled and ready for hanging from masks or to decorate gourd rims.
Bag of 10 Buffalo Teeth - $3
Dark -Assorted Resist / Carved Design Mudbeads.
Mixed bone bead assortment
2x3" bag filled with a random assortment of shapes, colors and sizes. Every bag is different. $2.50
These are real fossils - and each one is different. The fossils have been sliced in half and polished. You'll get a matching pair made from the same ammonite.
Sizes vary from about 3/4" to 1 1/4" wide per piece.
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
New - Bear and Eagle Claws
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.
Gourd decorated with claw and bead necklace and horsehair
NEW - Teardrop Agate Beads Drilled from top to bottom. Dyed agate and really beautiful! Each one is different. See penny for scale. $2.50 each
Special - 5 pieces for $10 (one of each color plus one extra for free!)
Antler Slices - assorted
Most bags have 3 pieces - amount will vary depending on size. Easy to drill for buttons or for hanging. $1.50 per bag
NEW *Looking for Inlaid Earrings, Bone Feather Earrings, Shell Earrings, Stone Fans, Agate Beads and other special items? To make each page load faster, these have been moved to a new page of their own!
NEW *Looking for Inlaid Earrings, Bone Feather Earrings, Shell Earrings, Stone Fans, Agate Beads and other special items?
NEW - Special Purchase
Different Chinese characters are engraved into these beads. Drilled at the top for hanging, and about 20 different characters in the assortment. The beads are a fairly flat slab with rounded edges.
5 pieces for $2