Hardcover: 176 pages
Publisher: Schiffer; 1 edition (April 28, 2015)
Product Dimensions: 8.7 x 0.9 x 11 inches
Shipping Weight: 2.4 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars See all reviews (11 customer reviews)
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A good book to begin learning about Native American silverwork. wonderful pictures of older and newer style bracelets. Informative and written witha concept for teaching about time periods and overall effect of tourism on jewelry styles. I would recommend it as part of a library of information tohelp understand and identify Southwestern Indian bracelets.
This book is a disappointment. The photography isn't first rate and the color saturation is weak. It was printed in China on very glossy paper with a plastic texture. The books by Lois Sherr Dubin and Dexter Cirillo have far better jewelry, photography, and print quality. I was also puzzled by the examples of jewelry shown in the book. I've been collecting Native American jewelry since the 70's and wonder why Ms. Baxter didn't show more beautiful examples? Among the modern pieces - I've seen better and more interesting jewelry on the Chaco Dog website, with a few exceptions. This book is very informative if you want to read about the history of Native American cuffs. If you are looking for great photography and jewelry to dazzle you - stick to the Dubin and Cirillo books.
An excellent book with terrific photographs tightly focused on one area of Native American silver craft.
An excellent book with outstanding pictures and text. The best of Paula Baxter's books yet!
i would highly recommend this book for anyone remotely interested in southwestern jewelry. extremely extensive with great pictures.
Paula Baxter and her wonderful husband do a really great job on every book they publish! I love old pawn!
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