Leather used comes from Mule deer or Odocoileus hemionus Non-endandgered. Item is made with authentic Glass pony beads and heavy brass beads. Item has several beautiful rows of beads with authentic commercial tanned buckskin. Abalone shells are 3″ wide by 3″ tall. THIS ITEM IS NOT TRADITIONAL CHEROKEE. Cherokee people do not wear breastplates, this is a plains Native American item but can be used by anyone dancing men’s northern traditional. It is Pan-Indian for pow wow use. Last picture in this listing is a photo of the actual artist. ARTIST NAME: Aodhàn Crawford. TRIBAL AFFILIATION: Aniyunwiya Tsalagi (Cherokee). Your item comes with Certificate of Native American Made/Celtic Made Authenticity. 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 on my direct website but they’re not allowed for sale through this venue. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Native American: US\1935-Now\Other Nat. Am. Items 1935-Now”. The seller is “ashortmouse” and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States.
- Artisan: Aodhàn Crawford
- Tribal Affiliation: Cherokee W/ Certificate of Authenticity