These TIPI or TEEPEE BEADED EARRINGS are hand beaded by Dorothy Webb of the Laguna people. She uses a brick stitch pattern & Delica beads. Historically, the tipi was used by Indigenous people of the Plains in the Great Plains & Canadian Prairies of North America. Tipi lodges are still in use by these peoples, though now primarily for ceremonial purposes. Colors include ceylon beige, red, turquoise, black and gray. These earrings are attached to gold 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 1.75 inches tall without the ear wire by 1.0 inch wide.
CherokeeVisions is proud to present beading artist Dorothy 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.