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Art of Turquoise
Art of Turquoise

Art of Turquoise

Mary Emmerling
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112 pages
language
English
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Art of Turquoise

Mary Emmerling
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Turquoise and silver is an icon of the American Southwest. For generations, people have ogled these gemstones in pawn shops, jewelry shops and antiques stores, looking for a special piece of Native American jewelry that speaks to their heart. Southwest jewelry is now valued and collected around the world. Photographs of collectible pieces reveal what the attraction is about. Whether in shades of pale aqua or deeper aquamarine, blue or jade green, Mary Emmerling reveals that the collector's hunt is about color. And beyond jewelry, the color turquoise appears throughout the Southwest in architecture and decoration. After all, it's the color of calm.

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Publisher
Gibbs Smith
Year
2011
ISBN
9781423616313
Topic
Art
Subtopic
Art General

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