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Mr. Getzwiller authored the book, “The Fine Art of Navajo Weaving”, published with, and photographed by Ray Manley. This book is available to give some basic understanding of the Navajo Weaver and their Art Form. Over 100,000 copies sold. Out of print only a few copies are still available.
The Fine Art of Navajo Weaving – Softbound .Very Limited...
This is the story of Billy Gene Malone and the end of an era. Malone lived almost his entire life on the Navajo Reservation working as an Indian trader; the last real Indian trader to operate historic Hubbell Trading Post.
In 2004, the National Park Service (NPS) launched an investigation targeting Malone, alleging a long list of crimes that we...
Written by Gary Beaudoin, this revised edition was published in 2014. It is a beautiful book that features Lucy Begay and her daughter Ellen Begay. Steve has commissioned the Begay’s weavings for many years.
Read more about Ellen on our tribute page to here. Click here.
Lucy is still weaving and producing ‘One Of A Kind Rugs’ as Steve likes t...
The Desert Home by professional interior designer and freelance writer Tamara L. Hawkinson takes the reader upon a wonderful and memorable tour through a series of Southwestern American homes which are filled with personality, flavor, charm, and showcase a love for life in the desert.
Warm earthen tones predominate the styles depicted herein, al...
This large size catalog has 48 pages brimming with Steve's favorite old west items. Guns, pottery, baskets and of course weavings. All collectibles are on exhibit at the Desert Caballeros Western Museum in Wickenburg Arizona through March 2020.
Presenting the 5th Exhibition at the Nizhoni Ranch Gallery focusing on the Living Artists whose works are represented in the Navajo Churro Collection. The weavings families featured rank among the most talented Navajo weaving families past or present. They have mastered the traditional techniques of the Navajo loom, taking the Navajo textile t...
Historically traders encouraged unique and signature designs for Navajo rugs in their particular area. In the case of Toadlena and Two Grey Hills they worked to enhance marketability and cultivate regional styles.
This exhibit highlights differing phases of influence on the Navajo weaver. Showcasing historic textiles we have collected over the...
Our goal for this exhibition is to present a comprehensive collection of the most unusual pictorial weavings we have been able to assemble, in the past 45 years (some old friends).
This is the Premier offering for many of the collection pieces. Images are inspired by Navajo culture, ceremony and lifestyle, from sacred to whimsical. They truly re...
FORWARD BY PETER IVERSON (Author & Professor)
Catalog has 42 examples of Navajo saddle blankets dating from the 1870s to 1940s. All blankets were on exhibit at the Desert Caballeros Western Museum in Wickenburg Arizona.
Steve and I are very pleased to be able to present this body of work by the Navajo people. Historically and today, the Navajo weavings are an expression of the Navajo way of life and a demonstration of their culture. Preserving the images of the Sacred Sand Paintings, Yeis, and Yei Be Chei (Yeibichai); has been a mission of many before us.
Celebrating the imagination of the Navajo Weaving Artist.
Our goal for this exhibition is to present a wide variety of Navajo textiles which represent many facets of Modern Art, from minimalism to multidimensional design concerts.
There is always the question of what came first? Whatever the theory - The Navajo Weaver is part of the mix and was...
During the past 200 years, Navajo weaving has come a long way, from the shoulder, to the floor, to a place of distinction on the gallery wall.
The Dazzled Eye is, we feel, a visionary exhibition of Navajo eye dazzler and optical weavings from the 1880's forward. It offers a peek into the imagination of the creative Navajo weaver.
We wish to ex...