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Native American style beaded Hat Band~Custom Geometric Hatband


This was a great opportunity for me. I'm getting Notoriety in the Beaded Hatband Field? A custom order for two identical hatbands. The widest hatbands I've ever beaded on the loom, at 1 3/8" Wide. I got them beaded and finished in 12 days (about 72 hours of beading) and shipped out, to be displayed on hats, for the Calgary Stampede 14', at HOLT RENFREW, Whoo Hoo!! Now back to the 6 orders I have waiting on me. This is unbelievable! I am thrilled and blessed with this hobby turned lifeline. The customers I meet through the internet are wonderful and appreciative, and I get so much joy in beading the hatbands that they have been looking for. http:/... » Read More

Purple Tapestry beaded hat band, Native American style beaded hat band


This particular hat band was a custom hatband ordered in October 2013, by Kat Brown of La Mesa, CA, for the father of the bride, her dad, to wear on her wedding day, Dec. 1, 2013, upon giving her away. :-) Therefore, I do not have one currently beaded and available. If you would like one custom made for your size, like this one, please contact me. One can be beaded and ship in 7-14 days depending on my current beading schedule.I offer to you some of the finest loom bead work you will ever see, today. All my beaded hatbands are individually and meticulously handmade, beaded by me.They are beaded entirely on my handmade oak loom, or in peyote stitch... » Read More

CLASSIC BLACK AND BONE HAND BEADED HAT BAND


CLASSIC BLACK AND BONE HAND BEADED HAT BAND              This one was purchased on 5/19/13 by Scott Mulvaney of Carmel Valley, CA, so I do not currently have one completed and available, but am beading one currently on my loom to replace it.  If you would like one like it, please contact me.  I can easily bead one and have it ready to ship in 7-10 days, depending on my current orders.     All my custom-patterned beaded hatbands are meticulously hand beaded on my handmade oak loom, or beaded in Peyote Stitch, by myself personally.  This one is beaded on the loom.                                          A WORK OF... » Read More

Native American Beaded Hatband Design~Pueblo of Tesuque Seal


Native American Beaded Hat Band Design. The design is on the Pueblo of Tesuque Seal and I understand that it is also the pattern used on the Tewa dance kilts worn by men and boys in Pueblo dances. The colors used represent, green for green fields, the red and white stripes for rain, and the "Steps" are for the steps to the Kiva. Although I am NOT of Native American Descent, I have a love for Native American Beadwork and their designs, and have beaded commissioned beadwork for several Native Americans themselves. All my loom beaded hat bands are individually hand beaded on my handmade oak loom, by myself personally. This one took about 20 hours t... » Read More

Menominee Native American Design, Beaded Hat band


Menominee Native American Design ~ Native American Style Beaded HatbandThis hat band is my replica of a Menominee Design seen in a Beads to Buckskin book.This geometric design beaded hat band, titled Menominee Native American Design, I patterned from information in the Beads to Buckskin book. This hatband is 19-beads wide, finishing at 15/16" wide with 333 rows, incorporating 6,327 individual size 15/0 quality glass seed beads, in five colors, of Bone, Black, Pewter Gray and two shades of Red. The beading of the hat band is completed. It can be processed to ship to the buyer, with their choice of Natural or Black Leather Ends. It will be finishe... » Read More

Quality Beaded Hat Band ~ Native American Style Beaded Hatband


Please check out my friend (VI's) beaded hatbands, in California at http://eaglespirit.artfire.com if you don't see what you are looking for in my studio, http://ajwhatbands.artfire.com .  She learned to loom bead from me, several years ago, and we get together and bead as often as possible, a couple times a year.  Her hat bands are done in 11/0 Japanese seed beads and she does a great job.Here is a great one.   http://www.artfire.com/ext/shop/product_view/4281237 Mine are done mostly in the smaller 15/0 Japanese seed beads.  Either size makes a great hatband.  Please check out her studio, and by all means ... » Read More

Native American Beaded Hat Band Design Replica from Warrior Bonnet


ACCURATE REPRODUCTION OF VINTAGE INDIAN DESIGN USED ON ONE OF CHIEF JOSEPH WHITE BULL'S WARRIOR BONNETS, Circa 1876.  Although I am NOT of Native American Descent, I have a love for Native American Beadwork, and have beaded commissioned beadwork for several Native Americans themselves.  I patterned this design by viewing the photograph of White Bull wearing his horned warrior bonnet, in my book Mystic Warriors of the Plains. I offer to you some of the finest loom beadwork available today. All my beaded hat bands are individually hand beaded on my handmade oak loom, by myself personally, using only quality glass seed beads.  "A... » Read More

Pawnee Bill Beaded Hatband~Replicated from 1909 Belt Design


Pawnee Bill Beaded Hat Band. Reduced Reproduction of Vintage Native American Beaded Belt.All my loom beaded hat bands are individually hand beaded on my handmade oak loom, by myself personally. This one took about 20 hours to complete, 1 bead at a time."A WORK OF ART ~ HEIRLOOM!"This one I patterned after a vintage Native American beadwork piece, Pawnee Bill Beaded Belt. (see photo 4). This listing is for hatband only. It is 17-lines wide, finishing at 3/4" wide with 324 rows, incorporating 5,508 individual size 15/0 quality glass seed beads, in three colors of Yellow, Cobalt Blue and Red. This one finished with Natural deer hide tabs and ties a... » Read More

Legends of the Fall Beaded Hat band Replica


These posts today, 9/11/12 is what has been keeping me busy over the last 2 months.  I appreciate the business. I have a few hatbands that are popular, and this is one of them.  Please click on the link at the bottom and check it out.  If you'd like to order one, please contact me. Here is the latest customer comments, once they received this hatband.  I'm so happy they love their beaded hatbands from me. EMAILS FROM BUYERS AFTER PURCHASES ARRIVED Blog By Bill Gebhart on 09/08/2012 (Wimberley, Texas) Howdy Andrea. My new " legends of the fall hatband" is awsome. I swear it makes me look a whole lot more like Brad Pitt than I would ever ha... » Read More

Replica of Original Billy Jack Beaded Hatband


Native American Style Beaded Hatband, beaded on loom.                                                      My Replica of the Original Billy Jack Hat Band, made in the USA.                                    A variation of this one was ordered on 6/28/12 by Michael Drake of British Columbia, Canada, so I do not have one currently available at this length.  If you would like to purchase one as in the description below, please contact me, and I will bead it for you in a weeks time or less, depending on my current orders.                        ... » Read More
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