An invaluable step-by-step guide to traditional Native American jewelry. From exquisite squash blossom necklaces, buttons and bola ties to hair ornaments, pistol grips and silver goblets, traditional Indian silversmithing is one of the foremost crafts in America. In this Southwestern classic, Oscar T. Branson provides a wealth of knowledge on the tools, techniques, history, and styles of Indian jewelry-- timeless art from yesterday that still influences today's metal craftwork. Wire-O binding. 120 color photos.Oscar T. Branson is the author of 'Indian Jewelry Making: Volume II' with ISBN 9780918080172 and ISBN 0918080177.