I was born into it. My grandfather began teaching me when I was a little boy.
Perry Null Trading:
How long had your family been making jewelry?
My grandfather was Charlie Bitsue. He was always a silversmith, he can be found in some of the early books about Navajo jewelry. Trader C.G. Wallace gave him lots of work, he would make the silver housing for the Zuni inlayers.
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