The Art of Native American Turquoise Jewelry

Discusses what turquoise is, where it's found, the types of jewelry made from it, and why the jewelry is important to Native American cultures. Includes a craft project.

The Art of Native American Turquoise Jewelry

Discusses what turquoise is, where it's found, the types of jewelry made from it, and why the jewelry is important to Native American cultures. Includes a craft project.

Encyclopedia of Native American Jewelry

Offers 350 cross-referenced entries to explore the people, techniques, design motifs, materials, and forms of Native American jewelry-making from the first contact with Europeans to the present.

Encyclopedia of Native American Jewelry

Offers 350 cross-referenced entries to explore the people, techniques, design motifs, materials, and forms of Native American jewelry-making from the first contact with Europeans to the present.

American Indian Jewelry

This is not a revision of our bestseller, American Indian Jewelry I, but a completely new manuscript, organized in two volumes, A to L and M to Z. Look up any one of over 4,000 American Indian jewelers in seconds.

American Indian Jewelry

1,200 artist biographies, c. 1800-present.

Contemporary Southwestern Jewelry

Contemporary Southwestern Jewelry delves into their lives, allowing us to better understand their revolutionary motives, methods, and sources of inspiration.

Contemporary Southwestern Jewelry

Reveals the captivating history of the art of making American Indian jewelry and explores the ancient techniques, tools, and materials that have shaped its history.

Totems to Turquoise

Published to coincide with a traveling exhibition, an exploration of the jewelry art of thirty-nine regional Native American artists considers the ways in which visual adornment reflects cross-cultural traditions, in a lavishly illustrated ...

Totems to Turquoise

Published to coincide with a traveling exhibition, an exploration of the jewelry art of thirty-nine regional Native American artists considers the ways in which visual adornment reflects cross-cultural traditions, in a lavishly illustrated resource that is complemented by anthropological and historical information. 15,000 first printing.

Native American Art

A compendium of American Indian artwork--highly valued for its aesthetic beauty and craftsmanship--includes Navaho turquoise and silver jewelry, carved masks from the Pacific Northwest, embroidered moccasins from Plains tribes, ivory ...

Native American Art

A compendium of American Indian artwork--highly valued for its aesthetic beauty and craftsmanship--includes Navaho turquoise and silver jewelry, carved masks from the Pacific Northwest, embroidered moccasins from Plains tribes, ivory figures by Eskimos, and Kachina dolls of the Hopis.

Indian Jewelry Making

In this Southwestern classic, Oscar T. Branson provides a wealth of knowledge on the tools, techniques, history, and styles of Indian jewelrytimeless art from yesterday that still influences today's metal craftwork.

Indian Jewelry Making

An invaluable step-by-step guide to traditional Native American jewelry. From exquisite squash blossom necklaces, buttons and bola ties to hair ornaments, pistol grips and silver goblets, traditional Indian silversmithing is one of the foremost crafts in America. In this Southwestern classic, Oscar T. Branson provides a wealth of knowledge on the tools, techniques, history, and styles of Indian jewelrytimeless art from yesterday that still influences today's metal craftwork. Wire-O binding. 120 color photos.

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Southwest USA Las Vegas

NATIVE AMERICAN ARTS AND CRAFTS Discovering the spiritual beliefs that inspire Native arts and crafts can make shopping for these items ... At Chief Dodge Indian Jewelry and Fine Arts in Scottsdale you can watch Native artists at work.

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide  Southwest USA   Las Vegas

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Southwest USA & Las Vegas helps you get the most from your visit to this unique US destination. You'll find in-depth detail on all the important sights with maps, photos and illustrations. There's 3D maps and cutaways for all the major sights plus advice on pueblos, native art, national parks, deserts, shopping, wildlife, ancient ruins, grand canyon, casinos. Information on tours, cruises, hiking and tips on getting around make exploring the place effortless. The guide comes packed with photographs, illustrations and maps plus reviews and listings for hotels, restaurants and bars for all budgets. Visiting Southwest USA & Las Vegas becomes a lot easier with maps of all major sights, plus walks, scenic routes and thematic tours and sights, markets and festivals listed town by town. DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Southwest USA & Las Vegas - showing you what others only tell you. Now available in PDF format.

Turquoise

LEFT: Navajo artist Gibson Nez combined his quality craftsmanship with high-grade Chinese turquoise and lapidary art. ... It is not unusual for an American Indian artist to set turquoise mined in China in their jewelry, ...

Turquoise

Turquoise has been mined on six continents and traded by cultures throughout the world's history, including the Europeans, Chinese, Mayan, Aztec, Inca, and Southwest Native Americans. It has been set in silver and gold jewelry, cut and shaped into fetish animals, and even formed to represent gods in many religions. This gemstone is displayed in museums around the world, representing the arts and traditions of prehistoric, historic, and modern societies. Turquoise focuses on the latest information in science and art from the greatest turquoise collections around the globe.

Indian and Eskimo individuals marketing Native American arts and crafts

PRODUCTS : Silver and turquoise jewelry . Primarily special orders . No mail order / no wholesale . INDIAN GALLERY , 6105 Covington Lane , Oklahoma City 73132 ; no regular hours ; Tel . 405 / 722-1631 ; O / M : Bert D. Seabourn ...

Indian and Eskimo individuals marketing Native American arts and crafts


Native American Owned and Operated Arts and Crafts Businesses

United States. Indian Arts and Crafts Board. PRODUCTS : Pottery , Navajo rugs , jewelry , basketry , paintings , carvings , and beadwork . Mail order / wholesale - retail . SECAKUKU TRADING POST , Second Mesa 86043 ; ...

Native American Owned and Operated Arts and Crafts Businesses


Art of Turquoise

Photographs of collectible pieces reveal what the attraction is about. Whether in shades of pale aqua or deeper aquamarine, blue or jade green, Mary Emmerling reveals that the collector's hunt is about color.

Art of Turquoise

Turquoise and silver is an icon of the American Southwest. For generations, people have ogled these gemstones in pawn shops, jewelry shops and antiques stores, looking for a special piece of Native American jewelry that speaks to their heart. Southwest jewelry is now valued and collected around the world. Photographs of collectible pieces reveal what the attraction is about. Whether in shades of pale aqua or deeper aquamarine, blue or jade green, Mary Emmerling reveals that the collector's hunt is about color. And beyond jewelry, the color turquoise appears throughout the Southwest in architecture and decoration. After all, it's the color of calm.

Southwest Silver Jewelry

This beautiful book examines the first century of Navajo and Pueblo metal jewelry-making in the American Southwest.

Southwest Silver Jewelry

This beautiful book examines the first century of Navajo and Pueblo metal jewelry-making in the American Southwest. Beginning in the late 1860s, the region's native peoples learned metalworking and united it with a traditon of beads and ornaments made from turquoise and other natural materials. The cross-cultural appeal of this jewelry continued into the mid-1900s, and by the 1950s and 1960s masters created a legacy of fine art jewelry that is prized today.

Indian and Eskimo Organizations Marketing Native American Arts and Crafts

PRODUCTS : Navajo rugs ; basketry ; sandpaintings ; beadwork ; silver and turquoise jewelry ; Ojo - De - Dios ( God's eyes ) and crochet work . Some mail order / special orders only . INSTITUTE OF AMERICAN INDIAN ARTS MUSEUM SALES ...

Indian and Eskimo Organizations Marketing Native American Arts and Crafts


Turquoise Jewelry

The price guide has been newly revised. *Hundreds of examles of Southwest Indian jewelry are shown *Features turquoise mines in Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, and New Mexico *Newlry revised prices

Turquoise Jewelry

This newly revised 4th edition edition displays a wide variety of Southwest Indian-made jewelry which features the many different colors and types of turquoise, depending on their origins. The turquoise mines in Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, and New Mexico are discussed with characteristics of the turquoise found there. Beautiful color photographs show hundreds of examples of Southwest Indian jewelry, dating back over a hundred years and up to the present, with innovative designs. Men's, as well as women's, jewelry is shown to display the many colors and textures of turquoise in belts, bracelets, bolo ties, necklaces, and special pieces of particular beauty. The price guide has been newly revised. *Hundreds of examles of Southwest Indian jewelry are shown *Features turquoise mines in Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, and New Mexico *Newlry revised prices

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Southwest USA and National Parks

The term “Indian handmade” means that the item has been made solely by Native Americans, while “Indian crafted” means ... The Shiprock Santa Fe specializes in vintage and contemporary Native arts, including jewelry, pottery, sculpture, ...

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Southwest USA and National Parks

The DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Southwest USA and National Parks is your indispensable guide to this beautiful part of the world. The fully updated guide includes unique cutaways, floorplans and reconstructions of the must-see sites, plus street-by-street maps of all the fascinating cities and towns. The new-look guide is also packed with photographs and illustrations leading you straight to the best attractions on offer. The DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Southwest USA and National Parks will help you to discover everything region-by-region; from local festivals and markets to day trips around the countryside. Detailed listings will guide you to the best hotels, restaurants, bars and shops for all budgets, whilst detailed practical information will help you to get around, whether by train, bus or car. Plus, DK's excellent insider tips and essential local information will help you explore every corner of the Southwest USA and National Parks effortlessly. DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Southwest USA and National Parks showing you what others only tell you.

The Art of Dale Chihuly

The name Pilchuck was derived from the Chinook Indian words for red and water , a reference to the iron ... of a market for Native American crafts , especially Zuni turquoise jewelry , Pueblo pottery , and Navajo blankets .

The Art of Dale Chihuly

Dale Chihuly is the most famous and influential artist working in glass today. A career-spanning biographical essay by curator Timothy Anglin Burgard and stunning colour photography of the works will captivate Chihuly's myriad fans - both old and new.

MTV Best of Mexico

ADD (Arte, Diseño y Decoración) (Zaragoza at Hidalgo; 11 624/142-2777) sells creative home accessories, fine arts and ... necklaces with amber from Russia or Chiapas, the store stocks Huichol art and Native American turquoise jewelry.

MTV Best of Mexico

A quirky, entertaining, and insightful collection of hip travel guides for young travelers brings a fresh perspective to Old World destinations to offer helpful tips on the hottest cities and regions, accommodations, and eateries for a variety of budgets, the hottest things to see and do, detailed city maps, activities and nightlife, outdoor adventures, and no-cost museums, complementary entertainment, and free bar food.

Indian Economic Development Programs

BLACKFEET INDIAN AND WESTERN ART AND CRAFT , P.O. Box 489 , Browning 59417 ; ( U.S. 89 at St. Marys ) ... pottery , paintings , sculpture , antler and bone jewelry , silver and turquoise jewelry , elk and deer horn buttons .

Indian Economic Development Programs