RARE Wampum (quahog shell) 12mm Round Cabochon Stone (pkg of 5 cabs)

RARE Wampum (quahog shell) 12mm Round Cabochon Stone (pkg of 5 cabs)
RARE Wampum (quahog shell) 12mm Round Cabochon Stone (pkg of 5 cabs)
RARE Wampum (quahog shell) 12mm Round Cabochon Stone (pkg of 5 cabs)

Item #: Cab630B

RARE Wampum (quahog shell) 12mm Round Cabochon Stone (pkg of 5 cabs)

RARE Wampum (quahog shell) 12mm Round Cabochon Stone (pkg of 5 cabs)

Wampum was officially recognized as a currency by Massachusetts Bay Colony on October 18, 1650 ... strings of eight, 24, 96 and 480 beads has currency values for trading. Also known as quahog shell, a clam with purple and white coloring. Wampum Quahogs shells are found in the waters from Cape Cod south to New York, with a great abundance in Long Island Sound. Usually only available up in the northeast US, recently bead manufactures have been cutting them into beads for jewelry making.

Inventory: 5 in Stock

Regular price $18.75 $16.55