Contemporary Southwestern Jewelry by Diana Pardue
Look inside with Google Book Preview
Contemporary Southwestern Jewelry
By Diana Pardue

Contemporary Southwestern Jewelry

By (author) See other recent books by Diana Pardue
Format: Hardback

Normal Price: $87.95
Your Price: $79.16 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $8.80! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $3.96 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply



Contemporary Southwestern Jewelry by Diana Pardue

Book Description

"Contemporary Southwestern Jewelry" reveals the captivating history of the art of American Indian jewelry making, uncovering the ancient techniques, tools, and materials that have made contemporary southwestern jewelry what it is today. Revolutionists such as Hopi artist Charles Loloma, Navajo silversmith Kenneth Begay, Mexican/Mission jeweler Preston Monongye, and other jewelers began using varied materials and techniques traditionally unknown to the southwest. Pardue has researched the history and contemporary forms of metalworking, gems, stone patterning, and more, plus has dedicated a portion of the book to emerging artists whose work is capturing attention today. As you explore "Contemporary Southwestern Jewelry's" stunning photography, let the art speak to you of how it came to be and what it represents, echoing a similar message still told by traditional Native American jewelry.

Buy Contemporary Southwestern Jewelry book by Diana Pardue from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.


Book Details

ISBN: 9781423601906
ISBN-10: 1423601904
Format: Hardback
(279mm x 229mm x 23mm)
Pages: 224
Imprint: Gibbs M. Smith Inc
Publisher: Gibbs M. Smith Inc
Publish Date: 13-Nov-2007
Country of Publication: United States

Books By Author Diana Pardue

Shared Images by Diana Pardue Shared Images, Hardback (February 2007)

Gail Bird (Santo Domingo/Laguna) and Yazzie Johnson (Navajo) have been making jewellery together since 1972 and are considered among the first rank of Native American artists. This book documents Johnson and Bird's collaborative process and features a range of exemplary pieces shown in museums and galleries across the country.

» View all books by Diana Pardue

Reviews

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Contemporary Southwestern Jewelry book by Diana Pardue and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)

Write a book review


Boomerang Bucks close

For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.

Recent books by Diana Pardue close
Shared Images by Diana Pardue
»
BoomerangBooks.com.au close