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Description - Southwestern Indian Jewelry by Dexter Cirillo

Southwestern Indian Jewelry: Crafting New Traditions is a groundbreaking chronicle of jewelry making among tribes of the Southwest. A sequel to the critically acclaimed Southwestern Indian Jewelry, this book features eighty-five jewelers from the Navajo, Hopi, Zuni, and Rio Grande Pueblo peoples. Most of the artists presented comprise the new generation of jewelers to emerge within the last two decades, carrying Native American jewelry to exciting new heights in originality of design, technique, and use of materials. Personal interviews with artists inform the history of the cultural traditions behind the jewelry, making this a book for both the sophisticated collector and novice. Elegant photographs illustrate the beauty of a jewelry tradition unique within American culture. Portraits of selected artists and black-and-white historic archival photographs complement the text. The detailed glossary is an invaluable resource.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780847831104
ISBN-10: 0847831108
Format: Hardback
(246mm x 277mm x 28mm)
Pages: 240
Imprint: Rizzoli International Publications
Publisher: Rizzoli International Publications
Publish Date: 20-May-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Dexter Cirillo

A leading authority on Native American jewelry, Dexter Cirillo is the author of the highly successful Southwestern Indian Jewelry and Across Frontiers: Hispanic Crafts of New Mexico, among other publications. She has written extensively on American Indian subjects and has lectured at museums throughout the Southwest. Addison Doty has worked as a professional photographer for over twenty years. His jewelry book credits include Loloma and Fine Indian Jewelry of the Southwest: The Millicent Rogers Museum Collection. Doty resides in New Mexico.

Books By Dexter Cirillo

Southwestern Indian Jewelry by Dexter Cirillo
Hardback, July 1992