On view until May 2, 2016 at the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture in Santa Fe, Turquoise, Water, Sky: The Stone and Its Meaning highlights the Museum’s extensive collection of Southwestern turquoise jewelry and presents all aspects of the stone, from geology, mining and history, to questions of authenticity and value. The installation presents hundreds of necklaces, bracelets, belts, rings, earrings, silver boxes and other objects illustrating how the stone was used and its deep significance to the people of the region.
|Bracelet - Navajo - ca. 1920s|
|Squash blossom necklace - Navajo - ca 1920–39|
Images and information courtesy of the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture