Porcupine Quilled Bracelet - Red and Yellow

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Porcupine Quilled Bracelet - Red and Yellow

35.00

Made with dyed porcupine quills that are wrapped around rawhide, and closed with a leather strip.  This unique bracelet is locally crafted.

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This bracelet is 1/4 of an inch in width and 7 1/2 inches in length.

Quillwork is one of the many traditional art forms of the Lakota people. There is a lot of time and work that goes into quillwork. The quills are removed from a porcupine, then are cleaned, dyed, soaked until pliable and woven or sewn into designs unique to every family or tribe. Quillwork is not water resilient and should be well taken care of.