Photographs (left to right): Coso, California; Coso, California; Custer State Park, South Dakota

Wampum Belt Archive

Cayuga Water Two Row Belt



Center row - 1650's true wampum

R.D.Hamell June 10 2019

After Dan Hill original belt

Original Size:

Beaded length: 16 inches by 4 inches.


Columns: 101 Rows: 8. Total Beads: 808


Warp: Leather. Weave: Artificial Sinew. Polymer beads. 16 shell wampum.


A Two Row belt with a purple background signify threat to the Earth's water quality. In the center a single column of 17th century wampum signifying its sacredness.

Designed by Dan Hill Cayuga Nation., His original belt was constructed with all polymer beads.