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Turquoise jewelry of the Indians of the Southwest

Edna Mae Bennett

Turquoise jewelry of the Indians of the Southwest

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Published by Turquoise Books in [Colorado Springs .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Southwest, New.
    • Subjects:
    • Indians of North America -- Costume -- Southwest, New.,
    • Indians of North America -- Jewelry -- Southwest, New.,
    • Turquoise jewelry -- Southwest, New.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 147-148.

      Statement[by] Edna Mae and John F. Bennett.
      ContributionsBennett, John F., joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE78.S7 B42
      The Physical Object
      Pagination148 p.
      Number of Pages148
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5081720M
      LC Control Number74152738

      Known for their strong spirituality and connection to the earth, all designs have a heritage and history. Only sourced directly from Navajo and Zuni artists or traders. Each handcrafted piece is made of Sterling Silver and Authentic Turquoise Stones.


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