Glittering World: Navajo Jewelry of the Yazzie Family

Glittering World: Navajo Jewelry of the Yazzie Family


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781588344779
Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press
Publication date: 11/18/2014
Pages: 252
Sales rank: 436,193
Product dimensions: 9.70(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

LOIS SHERR DUBIN is the author of The History of Beads: From 100,000 B.C. to the Present (2009) and Adornment: The Art of Barbara Natoli Witt (2011). She has also curated exhibitions on Native American beadwork and jewelry.

Table of Contents

Preface: Manuelito Wheeler
Foreword: Kevin Gover
Introduction: Lois Sherr Dubin
Sandpainting, Spanish Bridles, and Trader’s Turquoise: Cultural and Historic Influences
Tradition and Transformation: The Yazzie Family
Sunrise, Sunset: Raymond C. Yazzie
Passion for Perfection: Raymond C. Yazzie
Contemporary Traditional: The Yazzie Sisters
Returning to the Hogan
Afterword: John Haworth
Notes and References
Major Awards
Photography Credits

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Glittering World: Navajo Jewelry of the Yazzie Family 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
nnDnn More than 1 year ago
Lois Sherr Dubin edited a great book. The stunning color photography and close-up shots of jewelry are beautiful. The text is well written and compelling. Artists, collectors, historians and everyone in-between would benefit from this inspiring book.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago