DescriptionGlittering World tells the remarkable story of Navajo jewelry--from its ancient origins to the present--through the work of the gifted Yazzie family of New Mexico. Jewelry has long been an important form of artistic expression for Native peoples in the Southwest; its diversity of design reflects a long history of migrations, trade, and cultural exchange. Exceptional jewelry makers who have been active for nearly eight decades, the Yazzies are strongly rooted in and inspired by these traditions and values. Their works emphasize reciprocity, harmony, balance, and respect for family.
- Author: Lois Sherr Dubin
- Hardcover 252 pages
- Publisher: Smithsonian Books (November 18, 2014)
- ISBN-10: 1588344770
- Product Dimensions: 9.9 x 1.2 x 9.8 inches
About the Artist
Lois Sherr Dubin is the author of The History of Beads: From 100,000 B.C. to the Present (2009) and Adornment: The Art of Barbara Natoli Witt (2011). She has also curated exhibitions on Native American beadwork and jewelry.
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