Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico,
710-1 Turquoise Jewelry - Arizona and New Mexico
supply turquoise. This ornamental gemstone is often used in Native
American and Southwest designs combined with silver. Colors range
from green blue to sky blue. Working turquoise mines are in New Mexico.
710-2 Cowgirl and cowboys - A true cowboys job was
to take care of cattle. Hi uniform was: a big hat for shade and protection
from rain, a bandanna to protect his neck from sunburn, or over his
mouth and nose to keep out dirt, and pointed toe boots to slip easily
into the stirrup and high heels to keep his feet from slipping out,
chaps or leggings to keep him warm and spurs on his heels to make
the horse move.
710-3 Friendship Necklace – The Texas motto
is friendship. A necklace, which can be cut in half and shared by
two friends, illustrates this motto.
710-4 Lizard – Lizards are reptiles in the
same category as snakes. Most reptiles have 4 legs and 5 toes on each.
They have scaly skin; most have mottled color and are carnivores.
The Gila Monster is notorious in New Mexico for its venomous bite
and large head.
710-5 South West Clay Pot – Anasazi people
lived in homes that clung to canyon walls or perched on flat top hills.
They worked with stone, plaster and sun dried brick. They created
richly painted pottery with intricate animal and geometric designs.
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