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Drop-In Discovery on Shell JewelryDrop-In Discovery on Shell Jewelry<div class="ExternalClass486534B3D42F437B913295ACDDF1D683"><p>​<img src="/parkssite/MediaAssets/DIDs%20Banner%202017-18.jpg" alt="" style="margin:5px;width:300px;height:146px;vertical-align:auto;float:left;" />Discover the process of making shell jewelry with native artist Rykelle Kemp on the back patio of Pueblo Grande Museum. Rykelle will explain how she makes shell with silver earrings, and the meaning behind the various indigenous symbols on them. </p><p>See how she uses a jewelers saw, hammer, steel block and a process called "cold connections" to attached sterling silver to the shell. Listen to the stories of what some of the symbols and designs mean in her different native tribes. One that may be taboo to some is the whirling log, which looks like the swastika, is being reclaimed by many tribes because of the meaning and importance behind it.</p><p>This program is included with paid museum admission made possible by the Pueblo Grande Museum Auxiliary.</p><p> </p></div>4/21/2018 5:00:00 PM4/21/2018 7:00:00 PMPueblo Grande Museum602-495-0901Pueblo Grande Museum - 4619 E Washington St ​Discover the process of making shell jewelry with native artist Rykelle Kemp on the back patio of Pueblo Grande Museum. Rykelle will explain how she makes shell with silver earrings, and the meaning behind the various indigenous symbols on them. See how she uses a jewelers saw, hammer, steel block and a process called "cold connections" to attached sterling silver to the shell. Listen to the stories of what some of the symbols and designs mean in her different native tribes. One that may be taboo to some is the whirling log, which looks like the swastika, is being reclaimed by many tribes because of the meaning and importance behind it. This program is included with paid museum admission made possible by the Pueblo Grande Museum Auxiliary.