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Basket 8 : Navajo Wedding Basket
The Navajo wedding basket, also known as a ceremonial basket, is not just for newlyweds. The basket is a life chart. In the very center symbolizes the emergence from the prior world. Then the white coils represent birth and light. As the white coils move outward black begins to show up. Black represents struggl...
Zia Wedding Vase
Hand Made by Ruby Panana
11″ high and 8″ across
Ruby has gathered natural materials to create her color pigments. These rich colors are made from clay, rocks and sand. Black is wild spinach. Ruby creates her paintbrushes the traditional way by chewing yuccas to form the perfect implement for her art.
Chinle Navajo Weaving made of 100% bombyx silk by Master weaver Lucy Marianito. Gorgeous as it is soft and warm. The silk has a beautiful glow to it. Natural and aniline dyes.
The blanket weave would make this weaving a wonderful throw blanket, lovely over a chair, on a bed or as a lap blanket. Of course a statement as a wall piece.