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  • Subject: Native American Jewelry
  • Item # C4210X
  • Date Published: Hardback with slip cover, first edition, 1976
  • Size: 166 pages, illustrated in color & black-and-white
  • SOLD

Long the quiet treasure of a discerning few, Southwest Indian jewelry has passed in a few swift years to a “prime collectible.”  Now, for the aficionado and collector, here is a comprehensive look at Southwest Indian jewelry from its prehistoric roots to its prominent place in today’s world of high fashion and anti inflation investment.  With a rich and authoritative text featuring 35 mini chapters by a wide range of Indian jewelry experts and the brilliant lenswork of outstanding Southwest photographers, SKYSTONE AND SILVER captures all the beauty, craftsmanship, and romance of this dynamic art.


SKYSTONE AND SILVER

The Collector’s Book of Southwest Indian Jewelry

By Carl Rosnek and Joseph Stacey

Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc. Englewood Cliffs

Hardback with slip cover, first edition, 1976.  166 pages, illustrated in color & black-and-white


CONTENTS

PART ONE

  1. Setting the Stage

  2. Prehistoric Indians and Their Jewelry

  3. Spanish-Mexican Influences

  4. The Many-Bracelets People

  5. The Beginnings of Indian Silversmithing

  6. The Magic Stone

  7. Steel Rails and Silver Bands

  8. New Ways, Old Traditions

  9. The Awakening

  10. The Beautiful Sky

  11. Collecting Indian Jewelry

  12. Turquoise: More Magic—and Black Magic

PART TWO

The Experts Speak

Glossary

Index


  • Subject: Native American Jewelry
  • Item # C4210X
  • Date Published: Hardback with slip cover, first edition, 1976
  • Size: 166 pages, illustrated in color & black-and-white
  • SOLD

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