These awesome PORCUPINE QUILL & BEADED earrings are hand beaded using Delica beads by Dorothy Ance Webb of the Laguna people. Porcupine quills often adorned rawhide & tanned hides. Quillwork was used to create & decorate a variety of Native American items such as clothing, coats, moccasins, accessories such as bags, belts, furniture attachments such as a cradle cover, rosettes for men’s shirts, tipis, hide robes & backrests. Quillwork requires patience & skill. These earrings are attached to silver plated ear wires with silicone backing. However, these can be changed to clips or posts by request. Simply make request during check out in comments box. These earrings measure about 3.5 inches tall by .5 inches wide.
CherokeeVisions is proud to present beading artist Dorothy Ance Webb, a retired archaeologist of Laguna Pueblo, Chippewa-Ottawa and Winnebago tribal affiliates. Dorothy is of the Laguna people & grew up on the Navajo reservation in New Mexico. She is also a published book author. She has been beading for the last 10+ years.