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Two Beaded Fans – eBay Find of the Week

Posted By Paul G October 9th, 2013 Last Updated on: October 9th, 2013

Fan #1

This fan is constructed from eight black mottled turkey wing feathers with the center being a macaw tail feather. The center feather has 16 layers of feather work while the exterior feathers have 9 in the following colors; chartreuse green, hot orange, canary yellow, neon yellow, kingfisher blue and grizzly hackle. Each feather also has four layers of thread work in the following colors; neon orange, lime green, and kingfisher blue. The handle is fully beaded with size 11 beads in the following colors; lime green, canary yellow, light orange, hot orange, silver lined gold, and black. The handle also has a box braid with star knot with serrated skirt and braided fringe at bottom. The fan measures 11″ in width and 22″ in length from tip of center feather to base of handle. The overall length including fringe work is 35″. This fan can be carried by a male or female dancer of any dance style.

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Fan #2

This fan is constructed from eight golden palm turkey feathers with the center feather being a macaw tail feather. Each exterior feather has eight layers of feather work  while the center has fourteen. The feather work colors consist of ; hot pink, canary yellow, kingfisher blue, sky blue, purple, black and white. The base of each feather has three rows of threadwork in the following colors; reflective purple, neon yellow and blue. The handle is fully beaded with size 11 beads in the following colors; silver lined purple, robins egg blue, neon yellow bubble gum pink, and iridescent dark blue.. The handle is also adorned with white leather covers and a box braid closed with a star knot and a serrated skirt with braided fringe at the bottom. The width of this fan is 12.5″ and the length from base of handle to tip of macaw feather is 22.5″. The base of handle to end of fringe is 14″. This fan can be carried by any dance style and any age dancer.

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jamie easterl

I danced with thlingit Natives in AK and would like one of these in black and red? Pleae let me know thNK YOU GUNALCHESSCH

joyce edelstein

Donot now how to get on eBay do you make shoes and boots I would like to buy some have two size feet will let me now lol tink

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