The World of Poison Rings

The World of Poison Rings

Jewelry Shows, Rings
Jewelry is nowadays seen as nothing more than accessorize. A signature of a personality, an indicator of style, a mark of wealth. We judge them based on the ornamental, aesthetic value. Aside from artistic expression, or in special cases, emotional moments, jewelry does not carry much importance to today’s world. However, throughout history, jewlery had life or death connotations. If you have ever read or have seen the screen remakes of Tolkein’s masterpieces the ‘’Hobbit’’ and ‘’The Lord of the Rings’’, you would guess the potential power, even if it was fictional, that a small and seemingly insignificant ring could bring. Bilbo Baggins started traveling the Middle Earth, Frodo fought wars, in order to defeat the magic power of the ring that was bringing man’s greed to the surface. In…
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Navajo Rug & Jewelry Show

Navajo Rug & Jewelry Show

Jewelry Shows
The Navajo Rug & Jewelry Show has grown a lot from its humble beginnings. It started in 1989 at Kimball Art Center as a simple display of a few rugs for sale into a multi-day celebration of the Navajo culture and arts. It was founded by Linda Myers, a resident of the Park City who was inspired and encouraged by the stories and rug designs of Navajo elders at a certain show that she visited in Northern Arizona. Myers soon started collecting donated food, simple medicines, and clothing to bring to those elders who still live their traditional, old lifestyle, something the Adopt-A-Native Elder program does even to this day. The idea for a Rug Show was born in Park City thanks to the desire to support Native cultural exchange…
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