Over 17,000 Native American artists have been profiled in the first nine volumes of the American Indian Art Series. Each large hardback volume is lavishly illustrated with 2,000 color and historic photographs. The text provides a quick reference to each artist’s detailed biographical profile.
Three volumes feature 5,500 American Indian jewelry artists: Navajo, Hopi, Zuni, Kewa - Santo Domingo, Apache, Iroquois, Haida, Tsimshian, Tlingit, Santa Clara, San Juan, Isleta, San Felipe, Taos, Jemez, Kiowa, Sac & Fox, Comanche, Delaware, Shawnee, Cherokee, and Oneida. Hallmark indexes helps to identify who made your jewelry. The Natural Turquoise Directory helps to identify different types of gem-quality, American turquoise. There are usual tools to learn the history of jewelry of Native American.
Three volumes feature 3,750 Pueblo Indian pottery artists: Hopi-Tewa, Acoma, Santa Clara, San Ildefonso, Santo Domingo, Cochiti, and many more. Family Trees illustrate how the art of pottery was passed down from generation to generation.
Other volumes feature 2,000 Navajo rug weavers, 1,600 Hopi Katsina carvers, 1,500 basket makers from throughout the Southwest and California.
These biographical reference books serve the general public, Native artists, Indian people, Indian art collectors & traders, galleries, museums, schools and libraries.
We appreciate the thousands of people who have ordered all of our books.
Enjoy years of pleasure and gratification that the information you seek is always at your fingertips. Our books also make wonderful presents to loved ones and good friends.
"World History of Jewelry & Beads" is a non-profit, educational project designed to advance the studies of history of jewelry and beads by establishing a public record of important objects of jewelry and beads .
Center for Indigenous Arts & Cultures
A Division of Southwest Learning Centers, Inc. • A non-profit educational organization est. 1972