Indian Jewelry Making

Indian Jewelry Making

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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 jewelry—timeless art from yesterday that still influences today's metal craftwork. Wire-O binding. 120 color photos.

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ISBN-13: 9781887896030
Publisher: Rio Nuevo Publishers
Publication date: 11/27/2006
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 120
Sales rank: 445,755
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.20(d)

About the Author

Oscar T. Branson was a noted businessman, author and illustrator. His other books include the bestselling reference, Turquoise: Gem of the Century. He died in 2002.

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Indian Jewelry Making 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This volume (#1) is an excellent overview of materials, history and process! Volume 2 is simply a re-work or the same information and photo history.
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