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

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

Item #: BP2915G

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

RARE Wampum (quahog shell) 51mm Circle Focal Pendant Bead. Photos show front and back side.  This is for one (1)  ...send in request for which one you want. 

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: Only 1 Left!

Regular price $33.95 $28.75