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Bruneau Mountain Belt

Bruneau Mountain Belt

Artist: Yazzie Johnson (born 1946, Winslow, Arizona)

Artist: Gail Bird (born 1949 Oakland, California)

Department: Art
Date: 1981
Medium: sterling silver, Bruneau Mountain jasper, turquoise, lapis, coral, 18K gold and/or brass, and silver underlay on leather
Dimensions:
2 x 38 x 1 in. (5.1 x 96.5 x 2.5 cm)
Classification: Jewelry & Adornment
Credit Line: Albuquerque Museum, museum purchase made possible by Drs. Bette K. and John R. Graham in memory of Dr. Bette Kaufman Graham
Object number: PC2012.19.1
DescriptionConcha belt made from sterling silver, Bruneau Mountain jasper, turquoise, lapis, coral, 18K gold and/or brass, and silver underlay on leather. Natural underlay elements include a flock of sandhill cranes seen along the Rio Grande. See acquisition paperwork for additional information on the history of the belt.
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