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Diné Bracelet
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Balance and Harmony
Diné Hogans

Close-up of bracelet spotlighting straight and curved lines. In Diné (Navajo) thought, straight lines are associated with inactivity or maleness, while curved lines correspond to activity or femaleness. Each is a complement of the other and in the design of the bracelet they form a perfectly balanced whole. Balance and harmony are important parts of the Diné (Navajo) concept of hozho.

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