Wampum Jewelry by Dr. Takeshi Yamada

This photograph shows a variety of fancy "black eye" wampum jewelry and "mermaid’s eye" (named by Takeshi Yamada) wampum jewelry created by Takeshi Yamada and displayed for sale at a fancy art gallery/giftshop in Pier17 near Wall Street financial district in Manhattan, New York. These gorgeous wampum jewelry were created by Takeshi Yamada, based on the 4,000 years old tradition of local (the area he lives and works) Native Americans in the United States. Wampum is the most important and valued jewelry, trade item, religious item, social protocol item, and…

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Mermaid's Eye Wampum jewelry with Chinese Dragon King's World in the sea, 2005

Mermaid’s Eye Wampum: (right is orginal nature-created Mermaid’s Eye Wampum jewelry) (left is acrylc painting of Chnese dragon king’s world in teh sea, painted on wooden panel, 10 inch, 2005) Takeshi Yamada ARTIST’S STATEMENT Mercenaria mercenaria – quahogs are found in estuaries along the Atlantic Coast, from Canada to Texas. The quahog shell is harder than gems like lapis lazuli and malachite, thus, it takes a high polish to turn into a first class gem. The name “quahog” is from a corruption of the Native American word for the clam,…

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Greetings on the 4th of July

This is a five yr outdated photo that was taken with my 1st digital digicam. As I post this outdated photo, I’m someplace concerning celebrating and returning my brand name new rig. Was not this eight megapixel Coney Island photo of the ramp down to Deno’s Surprise Wheel good adequate? Currently, there is a Nikon D800E and the 24-70 mm lens I bought to go with it sitting upcoming to my laptop or computer! It was really substantially an impulse buy. As I sit below studying the on the net…

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