Native American Indian Hopi Silver by: Margaret Nickelson Wright
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The distinctive silver jewelry crafted by the Hopi people of northern Arizona is prized by collectors all over the world. Margaret Wright's comprehensive guide, first published over thirty years ago and updated in 1998, has long been considered the best available reference on Hopi silversmithing. In addition to information on more than 300 silversmiths and their hallmarks the personal stamps that smiths use to mark their work it includes a useful written and photographic chronicle of this beautiful and popular art form.
"This revised edition includes over 100 new hallmarks as it traces the history of Hopi silversmithing. From early Hopi silversmith experiences to modern jewelry and hallmarks, the book blends black and white and color illustrations with excellent reviews of Hopi history and culture."
"This well-illustrated basic guide describes the history, the styles, the workmanship and even the hallmarks of Hopi silversmiths."
New Mexico Magazine
Copyright 1982, 1989 by Margaret Nickelson Wright
University of New Mexico Press paperback edition published by arrangement with the author 2003
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- Width: 6.75 inches
- Height: 9.5 inches
- Depth: 0 inch
- Weight: 1.06 pounds