Brooch with Waterweb Kingman Turquoise by Geneva Ramone (#02)

Brooch with Waterweb Kingman Turquoise by Geneva Ramone
Brooch with Waterweb Kingman Turquoise by Geneva Ramone
Brooch with Waterweb Kingman Turquoise by Geneva Ramone

Brooch with Waterweb Kingman Turquoise by Geneva Ramone (#02)

 $750.00

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1 1/4" x 3"

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This brooch contains fifteen well-matched cabochons of high-grade Waterweb Kingman turquoise set in a traditional Navajo design. Historic photos reveal Navajos in the nineteenth century wearing very similar pins. Genevieve Ramone obtained some very high-quality stones and did a superior job in presenting this modern classic.


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Precious Stones
Turquoise; Precious stones have symbolic implications. For example, turquoise if a "collective term for all the precious stones, wealth, or mixed offerings. Good fortune is attributed to this stone." Both white shell and turquoise are emphasized in Kinaalda? More about this legend

Silversmith Work

When and how the Navajo acquired the art of working metals is unknown but there are reasons for supposing that it was introduced among them, or at least more developed and improved upon by them, since the time they have occupied their present country?

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