It’s a busy week here at Thunder Rose Leather. This is one of the bags we finished up and sent out. I had a good time beading the Thunderbird on this pipe bag. As you can see this is a full set featuring a beaded Thunderbird pipe bag , a tobacco bag and a medicine pouch.
This pipe bag features double cut fringe off the bottom of the bag, a beaded Thunderbird and it is decorated with red glass crow beads. The closure is a braided double drawstring.
This is a picture of the sacred tobacco pouch and the medicine pouch. The tobacco bag has an antler tip closure and is decorated with red glass crow beads. The medicine bag is a double drawstring pouch and is decorated with red glass crow beads. For more information please follow the links to our website.
This beaded Thunderbird is all hand sewn by me. Once I have sewn the beadwork onto the bag I lace around it , as you can see in the picture. This gives the beadwork an extra dimension of standout beauty.
It’s a beautiful Monday morning with lots of rainy weather here in Arizona. I have a new beaded hummingbird bag to show you today. Hummingbirds are so beautiful and over the years I have beaded many. I do jazz them up with beautiful colors of the rainbow. On some of our custom orders our customers give me their favorite colors to work with and then I put them into the hummingbird. This week I created this one . My friend loved turquoise green , and some softer pastel colors. I decided in order to bring out these lighter colors a darker shade of turquoise would help bring it all together. This beaded hummingbird went on a pipe bag. She had just made a sacred prayer pipe and needed a special place to keep it. I feel honored that our art can be a functional part of someone’s life. To bring them joy for many years to come.
Many people have the hummingbird as a totem. What a beautiful totem ! Every year as I sit in my garden I watch the hummingbirds dance around me I feel joy. They love to play. Sometimes when I am watering they come right up to the water coming out of the hose and just sit in mid air and look at me. It makes me feel so happy having them so close. The simple pleasures in life make the best moments.
I am so Grateful for their presence every year. I plan to plant a bunch of flowers for them this year. Hummingbirds are dear to me.
Here is the pipe bag with a beaded hummingbird we created this week at
This pipe bag is made in soft palomino leather and has double cut fringe off the bottom of the bag. The braided drawstring closure keeps the pipe very secure inside the bag. This bag is handmade and handstitched.
Our bags are custom designed just for you. This one measures 20 inches long ( not including the fringe) and 8 inches wide.