Navajo Indian Silversmith Plying His Trade


Stock #: 201622
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
City: Gallup
State: New Mexico (NM)
County: McKinley
Publisher: C.T. Art Colortone
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)
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Da Pah, a Navajo Indian Silversmith working in his hogan in Gallup, N.M., in which more silver is produced within a radius of forty miles of here than at any other point. His skillful work is done with the primitive tools shown in the picture. His materials are coin silver and turquoise, the silver is heated and then hammered to suit his purpose. Genuine Indian jewelry is much in demand on account of its beauty and original design, there never being two pieces alike
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