Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

sign up for Boomerang Books BulletinGet Latest Book News + FREE Shipping. Subscribe to the Boomerang Books Bulletin eNewsletter right now!

Description - Contemporary Southwestern Jewelry by Diana Pardue

"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 by Diana Pardue from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9781423601906
ISBN-10: 1423601904
Format: Hardback
(279mm x 229mm x mm)
Pages: 224
Imprint: Gibbs M. Smith Inc
Publisher: Gibbs M. Smith Inc
Publish Date: 3-Oct-2007
Country of Publication: United States

Book Reviews - Contemporary Southwestern Jewelry by Diana Pardue

» 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 Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review

Books By Diana Pardue

Over the Edge by Diana Pardue
Paperback / softback, April 2016