Southwestern Indian jewelry

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Abbeville Press, Jul 1, 1992 - Art - 240 pages
A dazzling exploration of both traditional and contemporary jewelry. Spectacular photographs of the beautiful jewelry and sensitive portraits of the artists combine with an insightful, informative text to capture the spirit of this work and of the cultures from which it springs. Includes a collector's guide and a directory of sources. 210 illustrations, 155 in full color.

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Southwestern Indian Jewelry

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Since prehistoric times, the native peoples of the Southwestern part of what is now the United States have used turquoise and shell, symbols of sky and water, in the jewelry they have made for ... Read full review


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About the author (1992)

A leading authority on Native American jewelry, Dexter Cirillo is the author of the highly successful Southwestern Indian Jewelry and Across Frontiers: Hispanic Crafts of New Mexico, among other publications. She has written extensively on American Indian subjects and has lectured at museums throughout the Southwest. Addison Doty has worked as a professional photographer for over twenty years. His jewelry book credits include Loloma and Fine Indian Jewelry of the Southwest: The Millicent Rogers Museum Collection. Doty resides in New Mexico.

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