Southwestern Indian Jewelry
Crafting New Traditions
ISBN10: 0847831108 ISBN13: 9780847831104 Contributors: Doty, Addison (Photographer) Publisher: Rizzoli Intl Pubns Published: May 20 2008 Pages: 240 Weight: 3.50lbs. Height: 10.50" Width: 9.75" Depth: 1.00" Language: English
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.