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“Distinguishing Authentic Native Jewelry” by Isaac Valenzuela (Acoma & Navajo)

April 24 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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Native Art Demonstrations at Shumakolowa Native ArtsIsaac Valenzuela (Acoma & Navajo) of Shumakolowa Native Arts instructs visitors on identifying imported jewelry and synthetic and block stones when shopping for authentic Native American jewelry. Native-made jewelry is beloved for its beautiful craftsmanship and use of age-old materials like turquoise, coral, and sterling silver, but that popularity has a dark side: unscrupulous dealers turn to cheap forgeries and fakes to make a profit off unsuspecting art lovers. Learn critical information from our expert on how to shop wisely and responsibly, ensuring your purchases are genuine and support Native artisans. Free.

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Date:
April 24
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Shumakolowa Native Arts
2401 12th ST NW
Albuquerque, NM 87104 United States
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Phone:
505-314-8216