AFMS Endowment Fund Items for 2003
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Indian Style Five Strand Turquoise Nugget Necklace & Earrings
Donated by Dee Holland
1.5 Carat Faceted Clear Goshenite Beryl set in 14k Gold Pendant
The 1.5 clear beryl was cut and donated by Jay Bowman, recent recipient of the Lapidary section of the Lapidary Hall of Fame. It has been mounted in a 14k gold mounting with chain.
Cut and donated by Jay Bowman
The Apache Rhyolite, wire-wrapped, pendant was fashioned by
Marv Starbuck, AFMS President-Elect, from the Midwest Federation.
Channelwork Flower Pendant
The Channelwork flower pendant, was made by the late Clyde Crossland of San Diego, California. His work had been on the cover of Lapidary Journal.
Donated by Shirley Leeson
This is a war ax that would have been used by Native Americans between the years 1800 and 1840 in the Western U.S. Stone head and decorated with glass beads (contact with Mountain Men), deer skin and horse tail. After 1840 the transportation allowed the white man to carry steel hawks to the Native Americans. Bill knapped the ax head and did all the work in 2002. Value $100.00 +
Donated by Bill Metcalf, Killen, TX
3mm Ant Hill Chrome Garnet, Pipestone,(Catlinikte), Reconstituted Lapis Lazuli, Turquoise, Sterling Silver. Valued: $162.50
Donated by Delbert and Carolyn Grady
A Lewis and Clark Commemorative Cast Iron Dutch Oven
The Dutch Oven is a limited edition of the Lewis and Clark Expedition 1803-1806 -- 2003-2006. This will be a significant item for years to come. It is a three-legged, 7.5 quart deep dish pot is designed for maximum cooking versatility. It also has three short legs on the lid so you may use the lid as a fry pan or hot serving platter. Cooking in the outdoors with this dutch oven just doesn't get any better than this. After the expense of the pot, all proceeds will go to the AFMS Endowment Fund.
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