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Peridot Jewelry: You Say ‘Tomahto’, We Say ‘Tomato’
June 11, 2018

When I arrived on the San Carlos Apache Reservation to begin work as an educator, I lived in teacher housing in…

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Turquoise Jewelry: Five Leading Native American Designers
April 2, 2018

What separates the masters from the novices in the world of jewelry design isn’t simply skill or experience. In fact, it’s…

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Six Myths of Buying Turquoise
February 26, 2018

1 COLLECTING TURQUOISE IS EXPENSIVE: Not necessarily. While there’s a lot of turquoise out there at various price points, the most…

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Quick History: Holy Mother of Pearl!
October 10, 2017

Mother of Pearl is the inner lining of the mollusk shell. For the mollusk, it prevents against potential threats. For us,…

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