About This Item
In ancient times, Cherokee men and women ornamented their bodies and hair with copper, gold, pink mussel shell, bright feathers, clay beads, rock crystal and freshwater pearls. Copper nuggets were traded from the upper Midwest and hammered into disks, masks, ceremonial objects and jewelry.
This bracelet embodies that complex history. Handmade clay beads are combined with solid copper to create a stunning bracelet. The beads are fired a deep charcoal color with naturally occurring red inclusions visible. A large 12 mm solid, copper focal bead is added to honor the rich Cherokee materials tradition. It is made using durable stretch cording and will stretch to fit most wrists.
- Stretch. Fits most wrists, measuring 7 1/2 inches in length.
- Handmade beads
- Solid copper focal bead.
- Material: copper and fired clay