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The following is a list of Buffalo Items that we have available.  Unfortunately at this time there are no images to accompany the products.  We have provided a brief description of the items to help.
Product Number Product
Description
Price
98-055 Brain tanned buckskin is entirely hand worked to produce a velvety, snow white hide.  The hides are about 9 square feet and have no holes.  Any holes are sewn shut with sinew. $170.00
98-060 Smoked version of the buckskin hide resulting in a light tan color. $285.00
98-065 White version of the brain tanned Elk hide are soft, light and airy hides. $220.00
98-070 Smoked version of the Elk hide. $230.00
98-075 Large bull Elk hides. $325.00
98-080 Brain tanned buffalo robes have plush winter wool, rather than hair.  Most are 40-42 square feet.   Prices depend on size, wool length, color contrasts, and whether they have the faces intact.  Lacing holes are left on the edges so that the robe is the same as those seen in early Indian portraits. $950.00
98-095
 
Head on buffalo robe. Brain tanned buffalo robes with heads intact have plush winter wool, rather than hair.  Most are 40-42 square feet. Prices depend on size, wool length, color contrasts Lacing holes are left on the edges so that the robe is the same as those seen in early Indian portraits. $1050.00
98-105 Brain tanned otter are complete with head and tail so that most are 5 feet long.  They are cased so they may be made into quiver cases, turbans, or fur breast-plates for dancing or medicine pouches.  Otter probably have the finest, nicest hair of any furred animal. $150.00
98-110 Buffalo bladders are blown up like a balloon and dried.  They server as water containers, food storage bags, and quill envelopes. ONE SIZE ONLY. Needs to be shipped separately. $28.00
98-125 Buffalo tails are used as hair ornaments, club handle ornaments, sweat bath brushes, fly swatters or hung on lifting poles. $28.00
98-130 Buffalo beards are ear flap tassels on tipis. $22.00
98-140 Buffalo "milk" teeth are attached to dresses or worn as a necklace. $4.50 ea.
98-170 Buffalo bull scrotum is tanned for use as a tobacco pouch.  Winter hide is used so the pouch has the short, dark winter wool. $35.00
98-180 Summer buffalo bull scrotum is hairless and made into rawhide for rattles. $24.00
98-190 Baby bison robes are tanned entirely intact with legs, head and tail.  They have reddish hair and white or grayish hair on the sides and flanks.  Few of these die each year, so quantity is limited.  Used as children's robes or medicine bundles. LIMITED SUPPLY. There is a waiting list. $325.00
98-210 Buffalo hair ropes are hand braided from eight strands of two-ply hand spun bison wool with a honda at one end.   Length of these ropes is 21 feet.  These are very rare with several only located in museums. $20.00 per foot
98-220 Buffalo leg bone flesher is used to remove fat and adhering meat before beginning tanning.  It has a thong wrist strap from the natural tendon opening for an aid in holding the tool.  It is made exactly as those made over 300 years ago and are about seven inches in length. $28.00
98-230 Buffalo dew claws serve as the cone decoration on dangles.  When the wind blows, these dew claws tinkle together to produce the same sound as a walking bison. $2.50 ea.
98-240 Buffalo foot bones were toy horses for plains Indians.  The boys used them in pretend games to hunt bison, for which they used bison hoof sheaths.  Girls make packs and travois for their bone horses. $8.00
98-241 Set of five buffalo foot bones. $22.00
98-250 Buffalo hair was used to stuff buckskin pillows, pad saddles or spun and twisted into ropes.  A one pound bag is approximately a paper grocery bag amount. $18.00
98-260 Buffalo rawhide ropes were made of the heaviest bull hides and were about 5/8 inch wide.  They were used as tipi typing ropes, liner ropes, ear flap ropes and horse gear.  General length is about 33 feet. $189.00
98-270 Buffalo rawhide is sold ready for painting.  If provide the ultimate purpose, we can give the correct thickness and texture needed.  Color is natural white. $475.00
98-271 Buffalo rawhide half hide split down the back. $225.00
98-290 Buffalo chips.   These served mainly as fuel. $4.00
98-300 Awl case sewing utensil case worn on the belt by the women. $25.00
98-320 Buffalo hair pouch about 4 by 8 inches with buckskin bound edges. $30.00
98-340 Buffalo hide sheath served as bead containers or several were strung to serve as a tipi door rattle. $6.50
98-341 Buffalo hoof sheaths set of three. $15.00
98-360 Buffalo bull penis is dried and stretched to a two foot long riding club or dance cane. $28.00
98-370 Buffalo shoulder blades became a hoe when a handle was added.  Its edge was sharpened to become a knife for many tribes. $23.00
98-380 Buffalo heavy shield blank ready for painting.  Cured to a diameter of choice from 17 to 21 inches.  Most plains Indian tribes used about 18 inches to give more mobility on horseback.  They are slightly dish shaped. This is a very rare item. $215.00
98-390 Moccasin buffalo rawhide enough for 1 pair. $28.00
98-400 Buffalo winter hair moccasins have the warm wool on the inside.  People who have suffered cold feet have not had a problem after receiving a pair.  Even the sole is insolated with bison wool.  These are customer made from a tracing of both feet.  Each pair is soft soled, sinew sewn moccasins, made as the Indians did for cold outdoor living. $200.00
98-411 Buffalo center ribs are wider. This product has special shipping needs. $18.00
98-420 Buffalo bone awl used in sewing are about seven inches long. $15.00
98-430 Buffalo bone paint brushes are made from the hump bone.  These were used by tribes to paint designs on robes or par fleche.  Each is better than today's brushes since it does not flair as do bristles and it is porous to allow long use before it runs out of color.  Artists used one for each of their colors. $8.00
98-431 Set of four bone brushes. $25.00
98-440 Sinew backed Sioux bows shoot about 150 yards and have a sinew string.  Sioux bows use on a single notch on the top for stringing. $325.00
98-445 Arrows are all museum quality with sinew wrapped fletching and wrapping for the point.  They have flared nocks and incised blood grooves.  They are sent with a corner notched Sioux arrowhead unless a metal point is desired for shooting.  Stone points are prone to fracture when it hits a hard surface.  Arrows are about 23 inches in length. $28.00
98-448 Set of four arrows. $150.00
98-460 "Step-by-step brain tanning the Sioux way" by Larry Belitz.  Twelfth printing.  Includes a leather sample stapled to the front cover. $2.50
98-470 Scrapper blades of high-tungsten steel for scrapers.  It is send sharpened and in a buckskin pouch. $10.00
98-480 Buffalo hand made soap.  Made from 100% bison tallow.   Used to wash hides. $5.00

 


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