NATIVE AMERICAN MADE NAVAJO Warrior Breastplate Pueblo Indian Style Adult Size. Interested in more than one item? Offered for your consideration is this absolutely Authentic Navajo Handmade breastplate each one is made using genuine bone piping, beads and leather. This is an authentic Native American choker breast plate made by the Navajo Indians. A beautiful American Indian breast plate, this is made completely by hand using bone piping, beads and leather. This beautiful Pueblo Indian (Southwestern Indians) breast plate is made according to Native American tradition can be worn or displayed in your Indian art collection and is very well made. This warrior breastplate is hand made using genuine bone hair pipes with soft leather spacers and fringe. It also has a shell disk adornment on the front, coned fringe and prayer feathers. Traditionally, hair pipe bones were expensive and hard to find so the number of bone rows in the breast plate was a sign of the warrior’s wealth or status. Called a warrior’s breast plate and intended as armor, American Indians wore them in battle, but they were mostly decorative, used for ceremonies or medicine. Breast plates made by Native Americans make great wall decor for rustic home or office decoration for southwest, Native American decor or western ranch, log home or cabin. Measures 12 tall, 12 wide. Authentic Native American, Tribe: Navajo. A breastplate is worn over the torso to protect from injury, an item of religious significance, or as an item that shows status. The long bone beads are called hair-pipes, made with bones from a buffalo, bird, or manufactured then assembled by the Indians. The top of the breast plate is tied around the neck with a string or a leather strap, and others at the bottom secure it around the waist. Hair-pipe bones were difficult and expensive to obtain long ago and today as well, the number of bones a plate often indicate the wealth of the warrior who wore or wears it. Breastplates were worn on occasion in battle, to prevent being penetrated by an bullet or an arrow, so mainly breastplates were decorative or as a medicine item. Breastplates were worn by Indians warriors for ceremonial dress, as ornamentation or to display wealth. The Native American Indian Artists use only genuine feathers, furs, bones, beads, leather, wood, stone, etc. In the making of each work of art. There is nothing artificial used unless it is required by law. No parts of animals such as bones, feathers, etc. Are from any animals considered endangered. ALL feathers used are from Wild or Domestic Turkeys. The bone components in our items are made of recycled deer, buffalo, or cattle bones or other materials allowed. Due to the handmade nature of this item, please allow for slight artistic differences in colors and details. This is an excellent representative of what you would get. 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It lets us know that you have received your item and are happy with it. As soon as we get feedback, it leaves you feedback in return. We are always adding new items. The item “NATIVE AMERICAN MADE NAVAJO Warrior Breastplate Pueblo Indian Style Adult Size” is in sale since Friday, December 16, 2016. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Native American\ US\1935-Now\Clothing & Moccasins”. The seller is “elkcreektradingllc” and is located in Kykotsmovi Village, Arizona. This item can be shipped to United States.
- Origin: SW USA
- Tribal Affiliation: NAVAJO