Wampum Jewelry by Dr. Takeshi Yamada

This photograph shows a variety of fancy "black eye" wampum jewelry and "mermaid’s eye" (named by Takeshi Yamada) wampum jewelry created by Takeshi Yamada and displayed for sale at a fancy art gallery/giftshop in Pier17 near Wall Street financial district in Manhattan, New York. These gorgeous wampum jewelry were created by Takeshi Yamada, based on the 4,000 years old tradition of local (the area he lives and works) Native Americans in the United States. Wampum is the most important and valued jewelry, trade item, religious item, social protocol item, and…

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