PLAINS STYLE BUFFALO HORN ARROWHEADS
We have very recently been advised of a weather-related calamity at our stone carver’s shop and it appears that the return to normal activity will take several months. We are grateful that all remain in good health and that we have been referred to another artist further west who works with buffalo horn. We just received our first supply of buffalo horn arrowheads and they are GREAT! Until further notice, we will be using them for our Honor Arrows.
We are pleased to be able to offer these uniquely beautiful and historically accurate pieces and we hope that you will be just as pleased to share them with your Arrow of Light candidates.
You might be interested to know that, historically, the Plains tribes of the horse-nomad period did not make stone points. Prior to interaction and trade with the non-native peoples, their arrow points were fashioned from bone and/or horn. They did use some stone points when they were found after sortees with some Southern tribes but verbal history from tribal elders in the late 1880’s reports no known history of Plains tribes making stone arrowheads.
If you are holding a past supply of Honor Arrows for use this year, we do have a VERY LIMITED supply of our stone arrowheads left that can be available on a first-come, first served basis. Please contact me ASAP if you wish to access that supply.