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October 2022

For the Love of Turquoise with Carrie Cannon

October 29 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Winslow Arts Trust Museum at La Posada Hotel, 333 E 2nd St
Winslow, AZ 86047 United States
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Turquoise has a long standing tradition amongst Native cultures of the Southwest, holding special significance and profound meanings to specific individual tribes. Even before the more contemporary tradition of combining silver with turquoise, cultures throughout the southwest used turquoise in necklaces, earrings, mosaics, fetishes, medicine pouches, and made bracelets of basketry stems lacquered with piƱon resin and inlaid turquoise. Found on six continents across the world, turquoise forms in arid regions through the process of water seeping through rock and…

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