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NATIVE AMERICAN HALLMARKS: A GUEST BLOG BY ROMA ARELLANO

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NATIVE AMERICAN HALLMARKS: A GUEST BLOG BY ROMA ARELLANO

Native American hallmarks are not only key for honoring and recognizing an artist or silversmith who made a piece of Native American jewelry; they are also one of the ways to confirm that a piece is actually American Indian made. And confirming that provenance is more important than some people realize, as The Indian Arts & Crafts Act of 1990–a truth-in-advertising law–prohibits misrepresentation in marketing of Indian arts and crafts products within the United States.

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