Indian Silversmithing Author:W. Ben Hunt No Amweican Indian Craft has been more widely admired than Indian Silversmithing. Old Spanish writings indicate that as early as 1795 Navajos were rarely seen without silver ornaments. It was sometime between 1850 and 1870 that the skill of the Mexican plateros (silversmiths) spread throughout the Navajo, Zuni, and Hopi tribes. — Now you can lea... more »rn those same skills. INDIAN SILVERSMITHING gives detailed direstions for making tools and equipment, learning and perfecting techniques and completing hundreds of beautiful pieces of jewelry.
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