Zuni jewelry

by Theda Bassman

Publisher: Schiffer Pub. in West Chester, Pa

Written in English
Published: Pages: 64 Downloads: 394
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  • New Mexico.


  • Zuni Indians -- Jewelry,
  • Zuni silverwork,
  • Turquoise -- New Mexico

Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementTheda and Michael Bassman ; photography by Gene Balzer.
ContributionsBassman, Michael., Balzer, Gene.
LC ClassificationsE99.Z9 B34 1992
The Physical Object
Pagination64 p. :
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1746641M
ISBN 100887404138
LC Control Number92060622

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