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Viney Jones Library and Community Center

For the Love of Turquoise with Carrie Cannon

Viney Jones Library and Community Center 778 N Main Street, Florence, AZ, United States

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 piñon... Read More