Native American Jewelry Bibliography

Bahti, Mark.  Silver + Stone  Profiles of American Indian Jewelers.  Tucson, AZ: Rio Nuevo Publishers, 2007.

Batkin, Jonathan. The Native American Curio Trade in New Mexico.  Santa Fe: Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian, 2008.

Bauver, Robert. Navajo and Pueblo Earrings 1850-1945 Collected by Robert V. Gallegos. Los Ranchos de Albuquerque, New Mexico, 2007.

Baxter, Paula A. Southwest Silver Jewelry. Atglen, Pennsylvania: Schiffer Publishing Ltd., 2001.

Baxter, Paula A. with Allison Bird-Romero. Encyclopedia of Native American Jewelry A Guide to History, People and Terms. Phoenix, AZ: Oryx Press, 2000.

 Bedinger, Margery. Indian Silver Navajo and Pueblo Jewelers. Albuquerque, New Mexico: University of New Mexico Press, 1973.


Bell, Ed, Barbara and Steve. Zuni The Art and the People Vol 1,2,3. Dallas, Texas: Taylor Publishing Company, 1975, 1976, 1977.

Bennett, Edna Mae and John F. Turquoise Jewelry of the Indians of the Southwest. Colorado Springs, Colorado: Turquoise Books, 1973.

Cirillo, Dexter. Southwestern Indian Jewelry Crafting New Traditions.  New York: Rizzoli, 2008.

Cirillo, Dexter. Southwestern Indian Jewelry. New York: Abbeville Press, 1992.

Dubin, Lois Sherr. Arctic Transformations The Jewelry of Denise & Samuel Wallace. United States: Easton Studio Press, 2005.

Dubin, Lois Sherr.  Jesse Monongye Opal Bears and Lapis Skies.  Manchester, Vermont: Hudson Hills Press, 2002.

Dubin, Lois Sherr. North American Indian Jewelry and Adornment from Prehistory to Present. New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1999.

Hougart, Bille.  Native American and Southwestern Silver Hallmarks 3rd Edition.  Washington, DC:  TBR International, Inc., 2016..

The "must have" book for jewelry hallmarks has roughly 500 more entries than the last edition.

Hougart, Bille.  The Little Book on Marks on Southwestern Silver  Silversmiths, Designers, Guilds and Traders. Washington, DC:  TBR International, 2011.

Hunt, W. Ben. Indian Silversmithing. New York: Collier Books, 1960.

June, Dennis.  Fred Harvey Jewelry 1900-1955.  Atglen, PA:  Schiffer Publishing, Ltd., 2013.

King, Dale Stuart.  Indian Silver Volume Two. Tucson, Arizona: Dale Stuart King Publisher, 1976.

Kline, Cindra. Navajo Spoons Indian Artistry and the Souvenir Trade, 1880s - 1940s. Santa Fe, New Mexico: Museum of New Mexico Press, 2001.

Lidchi, Henrietta.  Surviving Desires Making and Selling Native Jewellery in the American Southwest.   Norman, Oklahoma:  University of Oklahoma Press, 2015.

Loscher, Tricia. Old Traditions in New Pots Silver Seed Pots from the Norman L. Sandfield Collection. Phoenix, Arizona: Heard Museum, 2007.

Lowry, Joe Dan and Joe P Lowry.  Turquoise  The World Story of a Fascinating Gemstone.  Layton, Utah:  Gibbs Smith, 2010.

Lund, Marsha Mayer. Indian Jewelry Fact and Fantasy. Boulder, Colorado: Paladin Press, 1976.

McFadden, David Revere and Ellen Napiura Taubman. Changing Hands: Art Without Reservation, 1. New York: American Craft Museum, 2002.

Mera, Harry P. Indian Silverwork of the Southwest, Illustrated Volume One. Globe, AZ:Dale Stuart King, 1960.

Messier, Pat & Kim Messier.  Reassessing Hallmarks of Native Southwest Jewelry  Artists, Traders, Guilds and the Government.  Atglen, Pa:  Schiffer Publishing, Ltd., 2014.

Osburn, Annie.  Jewel of the Southwest Turquoise Bob Brucia's Nevada Gem Collection.  El Dorado, CA:  Nevada Gem, 2012.

Pardue, Diana. Shared Images The Innovative Jewelry of Yazzie Johnson and Gail Bird. Santa Fe, New Mexico: Museum of New Mexico Press, 2007.

Pardue, Diana. The Cutting Edge: Contemporary Southwestern Jewelry and Metalwork. Phoenix, Arizona: Heard Museum, 1997.

Rosnek, Carl and Joseph Stacey.  Skystone and Silver The Collector's Book of Southwest Indian Jewelry.  Englewood Cliffs, N.J.:  Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1976.

Schaaf, Gregory. American Indian Jewelry I. Santa Fe, New Mexico: CIAC Press, 2003.

Schaaf, Gregory. American Indian Jewelry II:  A-L.  Santa Fe, New Mexico:  CIAC Press, 2012.

Schaaf, Gregory.  American Indian Jewelry III:  M-Z 2,100 Artist Biographies.  Santa Fe, N.M.:  CIAC Press, 2013.
Sei, Toshio.  Hopi Bird and Sun Face in Zuni Jewelry.  Atglen, PA: Schiffer Publishing, Ltd., 2011

Sei, Toshio.  Knifewing and Rainbow Man in Zuni Jewelry.  Atglen, PA:  Schiffer Publishing, Ltd., 2010.

Struever, Martha Hopkins. Loloma Beauty is His Name. Santa Fe, New Mexico: Wheel wright Museum (printed in China), 2005.

Tisdale, Shelby J. Fine Indian Jewelry of the Southwest The Millicent Rogers Museum Collection. Santa Fe, New Mexico: Museum of New Mexico Press, 2006.

 Wright, Barton. Hallmarks of the Southwest. Atglen, Pennsylvania: Schiffer Publishing Ltd., 2000.


Wright, Margaret Nickelson. Hopi Silver and Hallmarks of Hopi Silversmithing. Flagstaff, Arizona: Northland Publishing, 1998.

Wright, Margaret.  Hopi Silver  The History and Hallmarks of Hopi Silversmithing Revised Edition. Albuquerque, NM: University of New Mexico Press, 1989.