The Jewelry Spirit: Finding Yourself

  • Title: The Jewelry Spirit: Finding Yourself
  • Creator: Nugent, Robert
  • Subject: Institute of American Indian Arts; Indian arts -- United States.; Indians of North America -- Education.; Loloma, Charles
  • Description: Hopi Badger Clan Member, Master Jeweler, internationally-known Indian culture specialist, outstanding teacher, great humanist, lover of the ecology of lifeΓǪbegins to describe Charles Loloma, who gave a one-week workshop on creating jewelry. His unique approach says that you find yourself through creating beauty for yourself, and jewelry is the closest cration of beauty a man can make. Here Charles demonstrates the melting of silver for his specialty: tufa cast jewelry. His ring is the Badger Clan symbol: Unique to Charles. All participants in this class created rings, pendants, and belt buckles.
  • Date: 1971
  • Collection: Institute of American Indian Arts
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