Tag Archives: Silver jewelry

Z is for Zuni Necklace

Helbing Collection A-Z is a continuing feature of our blog. Each week, I will highlight an item or items from our Helbing Collection of Native American Arts and Crafts. For our final Helbing A-Z post we are sharing our spectacular, … Continue reading

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T is for Turquoise

Helbing Collection A-Z is a continuing feature of our blog. Each week, I will highlight an item or items from our Helbing Collection of Native American Arts and Crafts. This week I’d like to highlight some of the turquoise jewelry … Continue reading

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J is for Jewelry

Helbing Collection A-Z is a continuing feature of our blog. Each week for 26 weeks, I will highlight an item or items from our Helbing Collection of Native American Arts and Crafts. This week I am featuring the jewelry set … Continue reading

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Silver conservation

In consultation with Minnesota Historical Society conservator, Bob Herskovitz, we recently cleaned and restrung this beautiful Zuni “squash blossom” necklace. A gentle cleaning slurry of fine calcium carbonate powder was used to remove the tarnish and restore the luster to … Continue reading

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