Wampum | Quahog Shell

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.
RARE Wampum (quahog shell) Graduating 4-12mm Disc Beads, 16 inch strand

RARE Wampum (quahog shell) Graduating 4-12mm Disc Beads, 16 inch strand

Item #: BSO6172

5 in Stock

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RARE Wampum (quahog shell) 51mm Circle Focal Pendant Bead

RARE Wampum (quahog shell) 51mm Circle Focal Pendant Bead

Item #: BP2915G

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On Sale $28.75 Regular price $33.95

RARE Utah Tiffany Stone Navajo Handmade Carved Arrowhead Pendant & Earring SET

RARE Utah Tiffany Stone Navajo Handmade Carved Arrowhead Pendant & Earring SET

Item #: PRTW_Tiffany

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RARE Wampum (quahog shell) Navajo Handmade Teardrop Pendants - stonesnsilver turquoise beads and cabochons

RARE Wampum (quahog shell) Navajo Handmade Teardrop Pendants

Item #: PRTW_WampumPEND

2 in Stock

On Sale $41.75 Regular price $88.85

RARE Wampum (quahog shell) Navajo Handmade Earring Slabs with Sterling Silver - stonesnsilver turquoise beads and cabochons

RARE Wampum (quahog shell) Navajo Handmade 18x25mm Oval Earrings

Item #: PRTW_WampumER

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