TITLE

SPONDYLUS

AUTHOR(S)
Liu, Robert K.
PUB. DATE
March 2005
SOURCE
Ornament;Spring2005, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p60
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the uses of the genus Spondylus, a thorny and spiny oyster, in jewelry and ornament making. Characteristics of Spondylus; Speculations on the source of spondylus during trade of marine shell jewelry between Hohokam, Mogollon and Anasazi; Examples of jewelry, ornaments and artworks made by Southwestern cultures using spondylus; Description of the mosaic overlays of various prehistoric cultures made from spondylus.
ACCESSION #
16876903

 

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