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Old 08-25-2010, 12:32 PM   #1
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How many cowrie shells are to be used when making a dress. I am making one for shinnecock pow-wow but I would like to know how many I need to order
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I would order a lot. What style of dress are you making? I've seen the shells as accents, only on the yoke, all over, in a pattern around the neck and down the sleeves, etc...
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I would order a lot. What style of dress are you making? I've seen the shells as accents, only on the yoke, all over, in a pattern around the neck and down the sleeves, etc...
I am making a Kiowa style dress
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Mines not Kiowa style but I have a shell dress and it has 320 shells on it.
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