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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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Soldier – Mission ‘Eleven O One’ – complete entrance check out

The armistice which marked the stop of WWI started at the 11th hour on the 11th day of the 11th thirty day period of 1918. ‘Eleven O One’ is a shifting sculpture depicting a WW1 soldier, in the 1st moment of peacetime 11. 01 a.m. The soldier sits there missing in considered and weary. It is built from corten steel and steps 9.5ft tall and weighs 1.2 tonnes. The soldier was crafted by neighborhood artist Ray Lonsdale, and now sits in the vicinity of Seaham sea front in County Durham.…

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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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Army Pictures Contest – 2007 – FMWRC – Arts and Crafts – Bronze Braveness

Army Pictures Contest – 2007 – FMWRC – Arts and Crafts – Bronze Braveness Photo By: SSG Jimmy McGuire To master more about the annual U.S. Army Pictures Levels of competition, visit us on the web at www.armymwr.com U.S. Army Arts and Crafts History Immediately after Planet War I the reductions to the Army left the United States with a small power. The War Section confronted monumental troubles in getting ready for Planet War II. A person of individuals troubles was soldier morale. Recreational activities for off duty time would…

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Soldier – Mission ‘Eleven O One’ – entrance check out of torso

The armistice which marked the stop of WWI started at the eleventh hour on the eleventh day of the eleventh month of 1918. ‘Eleven O One’ is a going sculpture depicting a WW1 soldier, in the initially moment of peacetime eleven. 01 a.m. The soldier sits there shed in considered and weary. It is made from corten metal and measures 9.5ft tall and weighs 1.two tonnes. The soldier was crafted by local artist Ray Lonsdale, and currently sits in close proximity to Seaham sea entrance in County Durham. The locals…

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Soldier – Mission ‘Eleven O One’ – face detail

The face shut-up displays how meticulously the attributes have been designed up and sculpted by including sheet right after sheet of thoroughly forged metal. The detail of the attributes are so wonderfully made! The armistice which marked the stop of WWI began at the eleventh hour on the eleventh working day of the eleventh month of 1918. ‘Eleven O One’ is a relocating sculpture depicting a WW1 soldier, in the first minute of peacetime 11. 01 a.m. The soldier sits there misplaced in believed and weary. It is made from…

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