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This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 14 pages of information about Navajo Silversmiths.

Almogen used by Navajoes in blanching silver 175
Articles made by Navajo silversmiths 171, 176
Bellows used by Navajo silversmiths 172
Blanching silver, Navajo method of 175
Blow-pipe of Navajo silversmiths 175
Charcoal, Navajo method of preparing 175
Chasing silver, Navajo method of 176
Coin used by Navajo silversmiths 177
Cross design associated with others
    in Navajo silver ornamentation 178
Crucibles of Navajo silversmiths 173
Fertility of design of Navajo silversmiths 177
Files used in engraving silver 174
Forge of the Navajo silversmith 172
Improvement of the silversmith’s craft among the Navajoes 171
Matthews, Dr. W., Navajo silversmiths by, 167
Moulds used by Navajo Silversmiths 173
Silversmith’s craft among the Navajoes 171
Polishing silver, Navajo method of 175
Processes of the Navajo silversmith 171, 176
    ; blanching 175
    ; chasing 176
    ; polishing 175
    ; soldering 176
Silversmith among the Navajos and Pueblos, Origin of 171
Soldering silver, Navajo method of 176
Tools used by Navajo silversmith 172
    ; anvil 173
    ; awl 174
    ; bellows 172
    ; blow-pipe 175
    ; cold-chisel 174
    ; crucibles 173
    ; files 174
    ; hammers 174
    inefficient 178
    ; metallic hemispheres 174
    ; molds 173
    ; pliers 174
    ; scissors 174, 178
Wastefulness of the Navajo silversmith 174, 178

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