December 17, 2011 on 2:36 am
Native American dance bustles can be hung on the walls of your home for a quick and easy way to really make a statement. Bustles are pieces of Indian regalia that are often worn during traditional dances or ceremonies. They look awesome when worn, and look even better when displayed on the walls of your home. One of the great things about using bustles in your home decor is that they are incredibly versatile. You can hang one, several or even pair a bustle with a matching headdress. Whatever you choose, you can be sure that they will be a colorful and beautiful accent on any wall.
Traditionally, Indian bustles are used in ceremonies and dances. Many Indian tribes create and wear these bustles, both in times past and in the present. Normally, two types of bustles for men can be found. Traditional Indian dance bustles are circular shaped while modern ones are often U-shaped. Both styles will look wonderful in your home.
As you search for the perfect colorful piece for your home, you should keep in mind that southwest dance bustles can be created from a variety of different materials. They typically are created using feathers and often measure over two feet in diameter. They are fashioned using the feathers of a turkey, eagle or hawk. Many times, they are adorned with horse hair. Once in a while, a bustle made simply of colored horse hair can be found. Bead accents are also common.
When selecting pieces to display in your home make sure that you choose carefully. Like most things, there are some that are of higher quality than others. Look for American Indian bustles that are handcrafted. Many people find that it is especially beautiful to display a bustle with a matching headdress or to hang multiple bustles together. They are especially pleasing to the eye when hung in groups.
A great side benefit of using these in your home decor is that they will always make for a great conversation starter. If you learn about the history behind these amazing ceremonial pieces, you’ll be able to enlighten others. These bustles are both beautiful and historical. A bustle will add both beauty and history to your home.
A large accent wall in your home is a great place to hang these Indian dance bustles. You will find that they look stunning hanging on a light colored painted wall or even on colored walls. Try to find a prominent location in your home where your display will be noticeable. Each bustle is a work of art and should be proudly displayed as such. They look great anywhere in the house from the living room to the entry way.
American Indian bustles will beautify the walls of your home. They will look great on their own, hung in groups or paired with a matching headdress.