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Sterling Silver Clip-on EarringsNative American5/8″ diameter
Turquoise and Sterling Silver Clip-on EarringsNative American6/8″ long
Sterling Silver Bracelet
6″ Bracelet1/8" width 1" opening (gap)weight .3 oz
Baby Rattles & Jewelry
Handmade Sterling Silver Baby Rattle by Navajo Silversmith Jeff Castillo.
Not only a beautiful keepsake, but a healthy teething rattle. As your baby rubs their gums with the cool silver, it can help keep them safe from illness or infection, as it has an antibiotic quality to it.
In the early days of the Old West, cowboys would put a real silver...
Zuni Fetish : Bear : Labradorite
Very small : 2″ x 1 1/2″ X 1/4″ : 1.1 oz
Regarding this Zuni Fetush, the stone Labradorite protects the aura and keeps it clear and balanced. It is referred to as "the temple to the stars". It helps one understand their destiny. It eliminates disturbing thoughts and brings energy from other worlds to the earth ...
This cute Navajo girl is having fun playing outside with a couple of bunny rabbit friends on a small patch of grass.
Do you have a daughter, niece, or grandchild who enjoys nature and wildlife? This would make an affordable and wonderful gift to hang on the wall in their bedroom, or in your home or office to remind you of their native spirit. ...
Weavings by JoAnne Begay are in high demand. Known for her Tree of Life designs, she also dabbles in non-traditional subjects for her pieces.
Navajo Pictorials can be influenced by anything and everything that has touched the weaver. In this instance, perhaps fondness for a particular mouse encouraged her to share this delightful image with y...
Hand carded, hand spun and hand dyed Navajo Single Saddle Blanket, circa 1970-1980.
During the late 1970's through the 1980's Steve would travel the Navajo Reservation taking two weeks to visit all the trading posts. One of his favorites was Salina Springs Trading post run by Dave Murray. Steve would stop and pick up saddle blankets that ca...
This charming Wide Ruin sampler woven by Navajo Master weaver Kathy Marianito would be perfect as a table runner - even a baby blanket. Extremely well woven with superfine wool. The red white and blue gives it a nice patriotic or Christmas vibe.
For a great article about Kathy from the Western Art Collector Magazine, click here: http://bit...
Travelers to the Hopi Nation were often greeted by the many peach trees of the area. Baskets were made to gather the fruit and other food items and were called Burden Baskets.
The peach trees dwindled and are found naturally high up on the mesa where it is difficult to gather the fruits. Smaller burden baskets, called Peach Baskets were also...
This American Indian Germantown Moki variant rug is really special. Don't let the size fool you! Finely woven with some natural dyes. The blue is indigo and beautifully variegated. Tightly woven - Elvie Van Winkle signature style.
Elvie Van Winkle
26" x 26"
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Master Weaver Lucie Marianito chose to incorporate the Spiderwoman hole in this beautiful child's blanket / serape. All Natural Dyes!
The Spiderwoman hole is quite rare in a Navajo blanket. They were typically only woven at Bosque Redondo (1863-1868). The Navajo would weave the blankets with the Spider woman hole, so they could hang the blanket...
Storm Pattern Pictorial
Hand carded, hand spun, natural wool, aniline dyes. The center field was woven to create the illusion of landscape with a corn plant pictorial element growing out of the center. Woven for a Navajo saddle. Would have been woven to give to another Navajo (probably a payment to a Medicine Man)
This weaving was part of the Desert Caballeros Exhibi...
This Single Saddle Blanket was woven early in the 20th century using hand carded, hand spun and hand dyed native wool. Natural wool color and vegetal dyes were used. The weaver created and interesting center field using brown warp and allowing it to show through and give the look of pepper. Adding to the artistic flair the unknown weaver used ...
This weaving is featured in our "Master Weavings of the Navajo Churro Collection" Exhibit at Nizhoni Ranch Gallery, March 2019 and the "Master Weavings of the Navajo Churro Collection" catalog.
This weaving is part of an Exhibition showing at the Tucson Desert Art Museum January 4, 2017 to April 30, 2017.
In this beautiful Child's Blanket, Kat...
This gorgeous Woman's Manta would be lovely on a bed, back of a couch, as a lap blanket, over the shoulders or even a baby blanket. This blanket was woven with Bombyx silk that was hand dyed with beautiful indigo blues and greens, logwood grey and cochineal red vegetal dyes. Bombyx also has a beautiful sheen to it. It is a heavy weave that ma...
Rare Bistie Style Double Saddle Blanket with some natural dyes. Attributed to Daisy Shorty. From the personal Getzwiller Collection. Hand-carded, hand-spun, hand-dyed wool.
Bistie translates to Badlands by the Navajo. This design was recently recognized as its own distinctive style. It's characterized as having a strong central pattern and mu...
This weaving is part of an Exhibition showing at the Tucson Desert Art Museum January 4 2017 to April 30 2017 – If purchased prior to /or during the Exhibition, the weaving will be available for delivery, as soon as possible after April 30, 2017
Wow! Would you look at the color explosion in this amazing weaving?! The size tells us that this ...
This is a special treat to share with you. We have a woman's manta made of Pure Silk! Woven by Master Weaver Kathy Marianito, this beauty measures 60" x 50". It was made using all natural dyes - indigo, rabbit brush, walnut, and rose madder.
This particular piece was featured in the 2006 exhibit at the Desert Caballeros Museum in Wickenburg, "TH...