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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*Looking for Quills, Horsehair, Chopsticks, Beaded and Feathered cabachons and other special items?
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.
Carved Bone Feather Earrings
Assorted designs - handpainted, and decorated with beads and a hanging loop and earwires. These look great on projects like the "Mask Vase" shown above - or wear them as earrings!
Matching Pair with ear wires: $3
*Looking for Metal Cones, Conchos, Studs and other Metal items?
Bone Beads and Embellishments
*Looking for Dichroic Glass Cabochons, Glue on Jewelry Bails, and other special items? Glass Supplies
*Looking for Heishi, Turquoise Cabochons, Ammonites and Arrowheads?
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Mask vase with bone feather accents. "Masquerade Vase" project instructions available on the Project Packets page.
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 $4)
*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.
Out of Stock
Carved Design -
Assorted Antique Bone Mudbeads. Some are plain, some have black accents.
Inlaid Shell Earring PAIRS
Half Shell $8.50
These beautiful earrings are lovely to wear - but also make fantastic accents on gourd masks!
Each pair is handmade in the Phillipines, and the shell and stone inlays are all hand done by a master craftsman. Because they are natural shells, each one varies in size, color, and inlay pattern - but all of them are beautiful!
NEW - Full Shell Pendants with Inlaid Stone. These are just examples, every one is different. Shell colors vary as they are a product of nature - oranges, purples, yellows, etc. Inlay stones and patterns also vary. Size varies as well. Larger ones make for a stunning gourd mask necklace pendant..
PRICED PER PIECE
OR BY PAIR
Mask with inlaid half shell earrings
Carved gourd, inspired by stone fans.
Copyright 2011 Bonnie Gibson
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.
Multi Gemstone - Assorted
Mixed bone bead assortment
2x3" bag filled with a random assortment of shapes, colors and sizes. Every bag is different. $2.50
Stone "Fan" Accents
Choose from many kinds of stones. Shown with a quarter for scale.
Use them around a gourd neck and create a great necklace effect on your art - or use them to make a great piece of jewelry for yourself!
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 1" to 1 3/4" wide per piece.
$6 per pair.
NEW - Smaller jewelry size ammonites! Sizes vary from about 3/4" to 1 1/4" wide per piece.
$5 per pair.
Carved gourd with inlaid ammonites by Phyllis Sickles
Inlaid Feather Pendants *Discontinued -Available only while current stock lasts.
Similar to the earrings, but in a larger size. Sold by piece.
Assorted colors and designs. Photo shows pendants next to a pair of earrings for scale comparison. Great for a large focal piece on masks or gourd vases - or wear them as jewelry!.
$6.50 each piece
SPECIAL - $12 for a matching pair
I will include earwires with pairs.
NEW - Inlaid Feather Earring Pairs
Each earring has a raised inlaid quill, or a patterned inlaid side. Assorted colors and designs. *Lightweight and comfortable to wear!
$8 per pair
Painted Jay Feather Earrings
These are made from bone and are painted to resemble Blue Jay Feathers.
Matching Pair with ear wires: $3
NEW - Carved Bone Feather Pendants
Assorted designs that compliment the bone feather earrings. All are handpainted, and decorated with beads and a hanging loop. If you would like to wear a pair as earrings, please email me and I will include a pair of earwires at no extra charge. These are great as focal pieces on gourd masks and vases. Shown with a bone feather earring for size comparison.
Price per piece - Assorted colors and designs. $3
Shell pendants generally are in the 1 1/2 - 2" range. $6.50 per each piece
$12 per PAIR (will include ear wires)
NEW - Heavy Inlaid Shell Earring Pairs
Mostly inlay, some shell at bottom $10.50 Priced per PAIR
Note: These are samples - the photo to the left gives you an idea of colors, larger photo to the right shows general size. Many are larger than the example. Shapes also vary, some are a curved or boomerang shape.
Email me if you have a specific color or shape request and I will fill it as close as possible. I have a lot of different colors and shapes in stock!
*Lightweight and comfortable to wear!
Idea: Embellish inlaid earrings and feather earrings with beads!
Resin Elk Teeth Very realistic and can be dyed or stained for a more antique look. Bag of 10 pcs. $2 per bag
New - Magnesite stone fan. Larger than the regular stone fans, see penny for scale. Drilled for stringing, but stones have a flat back that are good for inlay as well. $3.50 each
New - Large stone fans. Larger than the regular stone fans, see penny for scale. Drilled for stringing, but stones have a flat back that are good for inlay as well $10 each
New - Bear and Eagle Claws
Imitation claws that add that special pop to Native American style designs. They can be drilled easily for stringing. $1 each
Antler Slices - assorted
$1.50 per bag
Most bags have 3 pieces - amount will vary depending on size. Easy to drill for buttons or for hanging.
Gourd decorated with claw and bead necklace and horsehair