RELIQUARY VINTAGE

NATIVE AMERICAN BEADED AMULET

$160.00

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      Traditionally made for a newborn child, these intricately beaded amulets are used as a container for the umbilical cord after it falls off. Often wrapped in the child’s blankets, hung on a necklace or attached to the bed, these amulets become a protection charm that stays with the child the rest of its life and become a family heirloom.

      -ca. 1950

      -Seed Bead, Brain-Tanned Leather + Buffalo Hair

      -Approx. 5.5" tall, 4.5" ear to snout

      A selection of hand picked vintage and one-of-a-kind found object has always been an important part of Reliquary's unique assortment of goods. We travel near and far to bring you a collection of one of a kind pieces, with rich and inspiring histories, just waiting for you to add the next chapter... Please note, signs of wear and other irregularities are evidence of an item’s colorful past and, we feel, add to their individual charm. 

      Due to the delicate nature of these special items all vintage & found objects are final sale.

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