Understanding Northwest Coast Indigenous Jewelry: The Art, the Artists, the History

by Alexander Dawkins

Other authorsCorrine Hunt (Foreword)
Paperback, 2019

Call number

NWC 391.7089 DAW


University of Washington Press (2019), 192 pages


"Indigenous hand-engraved jewelry from the Pacific Northwest Coast is among the most distinctive, innovative, and highly sought-after art being produced in North America today. But these artworks are more than just stunning--every bracelet, ring, and pendant is also the product of a fascinating backstory, a specialized set of techniques, and a talented artist. With a clearly written text, a foreword by award-winning First Nations artist Corrine Hunt, and more than one hundred striking color photographs and sidebars, Understanding Northwest Coast Indigenous Jewelry offers an illuminating look at an exquisite craft and the context in which it is practiced."--


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