Encyclopedia of Native American jewelry: a guide to history, people, and terms

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Oryx Press, 2000 - Social Science - 242 pages
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This new guide is the first to explore all facets of Native American jewelry--its history, variety, and quality--in one convenient resource. With coverage beginning in the mid-nineteenth century, this resource includes artists, techniques, materials, motifs, and more. The encyclopedia opens with a helpful introductory essay to acquaint the reader with the subject. More than 350 entries and over 80 photos make this new encyclopedia an exceptional value.

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The bonanza years of Native American jewelry may not be over, with its praises being sung by such recent publications as the St. James Guide to Native North American Artists (LJ 12/97) and Lois Dubin ... Read full review


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About the author (2000)

PAULA BAXTER is the curator of the Art & Architecture Collection at the New York Public Library's Humanities and Social Science Library.

ALLISON BIRD-ROMERO is a well-known researcher and writer on Native American art and the author of an important book on Southwestern Indian jewelry, The Heart of the Dragonfly.

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