Native, Southwestern & Western....more than a piece of jewelry or body decor in olden times...worn as protection & with many meanings to the owner.
Made with the natural materials at hand, bone & antler were the main components. Beads made from rock or metal were used & personal touches then were added. When they became available, glass trade beads were incorporated into the articles bringing additional beauty to the design.
Today we love & wear the chokers, necklaces & wristbands for their beauty & versatility. With so many options in materials & colors...how can we not ... ?
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