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Navajo commemorative earrings
Description: These sterling silver earrings shaped like an American flag were made by a Navajo jeweler and marketed at a roadside stand in Monument Valley, Utah.

Context: Artisans and commercial manufacturers produced patriotic jewelry commemorating the September 11 terrorist attacks. On these Navajo-designed American flag earrings, the date 9-11, 2001 replaces the field of stars.


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