Bear claw bone breastplate Native American Made
NO INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING ᎣᏏᏲ ᎤᎵᎮᎵᏍᏗ ᏙᎯᏧ? Osiyo ulihelisdi dohitsu Hello welcome how are you? ARTIST NAME: Aiden ShortCloud ᏥᏍᏕᏥ ᎤᎶᎩᎸ ᏍᏆᎳᎢ TRIBAL AFFILIATION: Cherokee ᏣᎳᎩ ᎠᏂᏴᏫᏯ Comes with Certificate of Authenticity Portions of this sale are sent to my tribe and various communities I am involved with. I also donated items to various prisons to help fund their Native American programs and help those who can not help themselves. Inedible meat is donated to zoos and local raptor rehab facilities. I also carry real wolf, mountain lion and bear items. You are buying directly from a Native American artist.ᏩᏙ/ ᏍᎩ Wado/Sgi I am also a recognized member of the Indian Arts and Craft Association The breastplate protected the heart of the warrior. I have made MANY breastplates and would be happy to make you one. The size of this are 23" long by 7.5" wide over 40 rows of hairpipe long by 4 hairpipe wide making that's almost 150 beads just in hairpipe not including the red glass beads. The claws are REAL black bear claws each claw in the upper portion is almost 2.5" long around the curl. At the base there is a ting 1.5" rear claw. This is a one of a kind piece. THIS IS ALL REAL BONE AND HORNPIPE it weighs approx 2lbs and is HEAVY real red glass pony beads and double straps to help hold the weight. Real brass beads this is BEAUTIFUL Bear stands for introspection and protector there is nothing more ferocious than a mother This claw has been coated in a protective finish to make for a longer lasting claw. THIS BEAR WAS NOT HUNTED FOR PLEASURE. My people have harvested bears for thousands of years for spiritual use and food. There are special prayers made to ask the bear nation forgiveness before taking the life of one of the bear people. Bear meat is high in fat and is quite tasty it is divided amongst the people for meals. To my people bear fat has healing abilities, the fat is rendered secret herbs are added and it is used as a healing treatment and given to many elders. Bear skulls are often used for prayer sticks or alters, bear robes for healing ceremonies to help bring the bear back to the ceremony, we wear bear claws to carry the healing medicine and strength of the bear with us to honor him. No INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING this is a real animal product and can not be exported without high fees and permits I do not ship internationally. This item has been coated in a protective finish to make for a longer lasting claw. I am an enrolled native american of the Echota Cherokee tribe of Alabama this item complies with the Native American Arts and craft act of 1990 it will have a certificate of authenticity sent with it that includes my signature and enrollment number. This item had special songs sung during its creation Buyer must check their local laws before purchasing product by purchasing this product I am assuming you have read my store policy and agree to its terms. I am licensed in Idaho if you are unsure if this product is legal in your state please call YOUR local wildlife office/DNR/Fish and game Thank you for understanding. I am not a legal resource for your state wildlife laws unless you live in Idaho.