[PW] Zuni ring design

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Sun Aug 26 13:52:26 PDT 2018


I apologize!  I know you said Hopi but for some reason Zuni sticks in my
mind.
Jeanne

On Sun, Aug 26, 2018 at 4:51 PM GraceAnne Andreassi DeCandido <
graceanneladyhawk at gmail.com> wrote:

> It is not Zuni but Hopi. I bought it in June2007 at the National Museum of
> the American Indian in Washington DC. I have been collecting Native
> American jewelry for some years, and keeping records of what I purchased,
> but could not find the paperwork that accompanied this ring. Please note
> that now that I found at least the place of purchase and the date, I will
> search myself some more before asking your help again.
> Thank you all very much.
> GraceAnne Andreassi DeCandido in New York City
> graceanneladyhawk at gmail.com ladyhawk at well.com
> https://girasoleazzurra.com/*
> A word after a word after a word is power*. "Spelling" Margaret Atwood
>
>
>
> On Sun, Aug 26, 2018 at 4:37 PM Donna Hesson <dhesson at jhmi.edu> wrote:
>
> >
> >
> https://nativeamericanjewelrytips.wordpress.com/category/books/fred-harvey-jewelry-1900-1955/
> >
> > Did you try this website? Are you sure it is Zuni?  Just asking.  You
> > could contact the website person from the above URL and see if they could
> > help.
> >
> > Just a thought...
> >
> > Donna Hesson MLS BA
> > Public Health Informationist
> > Welch Medical Library
> > dhesson at jhmi.edu
> >
> >
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Project-wombat [mailto:
> > project-wombat-bounces at lists.project-wombat.org] On Behalf Of GraceAnne
> > Andreassi DeCandido
> > Sent: Sunday, August 26, 2018 4:19 PM
> > To: Project Wombat <list at project-wombat.org>
> > Subject: Re: [PW] Zuni ring design
> >
> >
> > These designs in Zuni jewelry are never just designs. They always have
> > symbolism and meaning. What they represent is not always obvious. I am
> > trying to track down specifically what they represent.
> >
> > GraceAnne
> > GraceAnne Andreassi DeCandido in New York City
> graceanneladyhawk at gmail.com
> > ladyhawk at well.com https://girasoleazzurra.com/* A word after a word
> after
> > a word is power*. "Spelling" Margaret Atwood
> >
> >
> >
> > On Sun, Aug 26, 2018 at 3:57 PM Karen Lofstrom <klofstrom at gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> >
> > > Re GraceAnne Andreassi DeCandido <graceanneladyhawk at gmail.com> request
> > > for input on a ring design:
> > >
> > > The central motif is just a sun. I'm not sure that one has to attach
> > > any meaning to it. It's obvious, yes?
> > > The flanking triangles look to me as if they are there simply for
> > > aesthetic reasons, to frame the sun motif. Which they do nicely.
> > >
> > > --
> > > Karen Lofstrom
> > > not at all an expert in Zuni symbolism, obviously
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