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Navajo Silversmiths
 
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Washington Matthews
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Navajo Silversmiths

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Thanks to the interest in Native American culture by some dedicated scholar/explorers in the early years of America’s westward expansion, we have insights into their lifestyles. In this e-book we can benefit from the commentaries of Dr, Washington Matthews to learn about the initial development of silversmithing among the Navajo people. His monologue, originally published ...more
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Published (first published 1883)
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Shoma Patnaik
This is one of the books I got from Project Gutenberg's Art bookshelf. I've always loved Native American jewellery from the South West United States but I especially love Navajo silver and turquoise and I was hoping this book would give me some insight into this art form.

The book is unfortunately, too short to give any details on Navajo silvercraft; not surprising since it is only a report. Washington Matthews is a tad patronizing but on the whole, he points out the inventiveness and hard work o
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