The Navajo and Pueblo Silversmiths (Civilization of the American Indian Series)

by John Adair

Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Anthropology,
  • Art techniques & materials,
  • Gold & silversmithing,
  • History of specific racial & ethnic groups,
  • Native American Art,
  • Social Science,
  • Crafts / Hobbies,
  • Sociology,
  • USA,
  • General,
  • Anthropology - Cultural
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages244
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7939535M
ISBN 100806122153
ISBN 109780806122151

Among his seminal works are the film "Navaho Silversmithing," and the book "The Navajo and Pueblo Silversmiths," now in its 11th printing. Mr. Adair also wrote four other books, most recently. By , Navajo and Pueblo silversmiths were making all of the jewelry forms now considered Southwestern classics. Because silver was not an indigenous craft, however, the origin of these forms reveals a remarkable mixing of cultures filtered through Native vision and inventiveness. In an interview with Navajo artist Chester Kahn he suggests that it was unlikely you could afford to work as a silversmith fulltime when he first started making jewelry in the s. When John Adair interviewed Tom Burnside in the s for his book Navajo & Pueblo Silversmiths, Mr. . The Navajo (/ ˈ n æ v. ə. h oʊ, ˈ n ɑː-/; British English: Navaho; Navajo: Diné or Naabeehó) are a Native American people of the Southwestern United States.. At more than , enrolled tribal members as of , the Navajo Nation is the second-largest federally recognized tribe in the U.S. (the Cherokee Nation being the largest) and has the largest reservation in the country.

Shop for John Adair at Save money. Live better. Pickup & delivery Book Outlet Books Direct BooksXpress Izzy & Nima's Shop MovieMars Palatial Products Rakuten Kobo Inc Current Price $ $ Out of stock. Product Image. Product Title The Navajo and Pueblo Silversmiths. Average rating: 0 out.   Zuni inlay jewelry is probably best known for this type of process, with the famous silversmith Leo Pablano being one of the most recognized. But the Zuni Pueblo .

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Probably no Native American handicrafts are more widely admired than Navajo weaving and Navajo and Pueblo silver work. This book, which is now in its third large printing, contains the most important and complete account of Indian jewelry fashioned by the Navajo, the Zuni, the Hopi, and other Pueblo peoples/5(30).

This book contains the first full and authoritative account of the Indian silver jewelry fashioned in the Southwest by the Navajo and the Zuni, Hopi, and other Pueblo peoples.

It is written by John Adair, a trained ethnologist who has become a recognized Probably no native American handicrafts are more widely admired than Navajo weaving and Navajo and Pueblo silver work/5. This book contains the first full and authoritative account of the Indian silver jewelry fashioned in the Southwest by the Navajo and the Zuni, Hopi, and other Pueblo peoples.

It is written by John Adair, a trained ethnologist who has become a recognized expert on this by:   Overview Probably no Native American handicrafts are more widely admired than Navajo weaving and Navajo and Pueblo silver work.

This book, which is now in its third large printing, contains the most important and complete account of Indian jewelry fashioned by the Navajo, the Zuni, the Hopi, and other Pueblo : University of Oklahoma Press. Probably no Native American handicrafts are more widely admired than Navajo weaving and Navajo and Pueblo silver work.

This book, which is now in its third large printing, contains the most. Probably no Native American handicrafts are more widely admired than Navajo weaving and Navajo and Pueblo silver work. This book, which is now in its third large printing, contains the most important and complete account of Indian jewelry fashioned by the Navajo, the Zuni, the Hopi, and other Pueblo peoples.

Description Probably no Native American handicrafts are more widely admired than Navajo weaving and Navajo and Pueblo silver work. This book, which is now in its third large printing, contains the most important and complete account of Indian jewelry fashioned by the Navajo, the Zuni, the Hopi, and other Pueblo peoples/5(13).

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Adair, John, Navajo and Pueblo silversmiths. Norman, University of Oklahoma press, (OCoLC)   The Navajo and Pueblo Silversmiths provides a full history of the craft and the actual names and localities of the pioneer craftsmen who introduced the art of the silversmith to their people.

Despite its present high stage of development, with its many subtle and often exquisite designs, the art of working silver is not an ancient one among the Brand: Normanby Press. The Navajo and Pueblo Silversmiths provides a full history of the craft and the actual names and localities of the pioneer craftsmen who introduced the art of the silversmith to their people.

Despite its present high stage of development, with its many subtle and often exquisite designs, the art of working silver is not an ancient one among the.

In the pages which follow I have attempted to depict the importance of silversmithing in Navajo and Pueblo culture.

The book falls into two destinct parts. The first presents the study of Navajo silver. The second gives an examination of the art of silvermaking at the pueblo of Zuni, which is the only pueblo where the craft is extensively practiced, concluding with a short survey, mainly of a.

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This book, which is now in its third large printing, contains the most important and complete account of Indian jewelry fashioned by the Navajo. The Navajo and Pueblo Silversmiths provides a full history of the craft and the actual names and localities of the pioneer craftsmen who introduced the art of the silversmith to their people.

Despite its present high stage of development, with its many subtle and often exquisite designs, the art of working silver is not an ancient one among the Navajo and Pueblo : Mr John Adair. Probably no Native American handicrafts are more widely admired than Navajo weaving and Navajo and Pueblo silver work.

This book, which is now in its third large printing, contains the most important and complete account of Indian jewelry fashioned by the Navajo, the /5(13). The Navajo and Pueblo Silversmiths provides a full history of the craft and the actual names and localities of the pioneer craftsmen who introduced the art of the silversmith to their people.

Despite its present high stage of development, with its many subtle and often exquisite designs, the art of working silver is not an ancient one among the Brand: Normanby Press.

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This volume presents the story of the Indian silver jewelry fashioned in the Southwest by the Navajo and the Zuni, Hopi, and other Pueblo peoples. It provides a full history of the craft and actual names and localities of the pioneer craftsmen who introduced the art of the silversmith to their people.

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The Navajo And Pueblo Silversmiths. Two of the earliest Zuni silversmiths, Juan de Dios () and Horace Iule (), started producing jewelry aroundaccording to ethnologist John Adair's book The Navajo and Pueblo Silversmiths.

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The Inspirational Leader. Decision Making and Problem Solving Strategies -. Tom Burnsides rose to fame after appearing in anthropologist John Adair’s book, The Navajo and Pueblo Silversmiths. Burnsides was known for his work in traditional silver sandcast as well as hand-wrought stamp work.As Clyde Kluckhohn points out in his introduction, this book will be of interest to both the specialist scholar and the 'layman of broad interests.' The author spent two years studying Navajo and Pueblo silver work, both in the museums and private collections and on the reservations.

He was an anthropologist whose attention was given not only to the history and technology of the art, but also.Apache, Navajo and Pueblo Indians Summary Photographs taken in Arizona and New Mexico include Navajo rug weavers; Navajo mother with baby on a cradleboard; campsite of Apache family in desert; Navajo hogan and family on a reservation; a Laguna pueblo; Navajo Indians creating a sand painting; and a Navajo silversmith working.