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Jalucie Marianito's 2nd Phase Chief blanket variant, using Churro wool dyed with natural Indigo and cochineal. The zig zag elements are very creative and give this fine blanket movement.
52" x 66" (4'4" x 5'6")
1st Place and a Special Award: ...
Navajo Master Weaver Kathy Marianito has changed her design from a 4 in 1 to a 2 in 1. This weaving is sure to impress. She used soft ultra thin Churro wool which was dyed with aniline and vegetal dyes, so fine she use a needle to weave. Go Kathy!
2 in 1 Optical
29" x 58"
This little weaving is just shy of being a tapestry! Small and tight the style is reminiscent of a 3rd phase chief. Ruby is the eldest daughter of weaver Lillian Joe.
Ruby Watchman has been working with Steve since the 2000's. She is a 3rd generation weaver known for her very tight weavings - this one no exception! Don't miss photos of Selen...
1st Phase Chief Blankets are characterized by simple horizontal stripes.
Judy Marianito has finished her 1st Phase Chief Blanket and it's here at the gallery!
Woven like a Classic Chief Blanket it has the handle of a true blanket weave. Just three colors, indigo blue, ivory and a variegated brown, with a slight line of cochineal.
Julia Upshaw has woven this 2nd Phase Chief blanket using Churro wool dyed with natural Indigo and cochineal. Woven as a classic chief blanket, master weaver Julia's talent shines through.
47" x 65" (3'11" x 5'5")
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Teec Nos Pos
Teec Nos Pos Navajo weaving. Master weaver Cecelia Nez has won MANY awards at Gallup Inter-Tribal Indian Ceremonial. This weaving is one of them!
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, page ...
Don't be fooled by the slight waviness of the image, this rug is sooo large that when we took the photo, it had to place it over two outside lights!
Geraldine is from a family historically known for weaving large area rugs, but there are not many weavers still weaving these large ones as they take a year or more to weave.
This weaving is featu...
Master weaver Julia Upshaw has woven a poncho serape. Wearable art at its finest. This poncho was woven with Churro wool and dyed with vegetal Indigo and cochineal .
Historic Poncho Serapes are one of the rarest blankets to find and one of the most valuable.
This weaving is featured in our "Master Weavings of the Navajo Churro Collection" Ex...
3rd Phase Chief blanket! Lucie used all natural dyes: Indigo Blue, Cochineal Red, and Rabbit Brush Yellow to create this Masterpiece woven with Native Churro wool.
The judges were very pleased with this piece and awarded it 1st Place at the 2016 Gallup Inter-tribal Ceremonial!
This 3rd Phase variant is taken from a blanket that belonged to a P...
As we've mentioned before about Chief Blankets, not all people come in the same size. When folded in down and wrapped around you, it would keep you extra warm an cozy!
This beautiful piece of art was created by Laverta Marianito in 2004 and is handsome beyond words. The deep brick red is stunning and the zig-zag and ribbon design work is specta...
One of the most complex and complicated designs in Navajo weaving. This style was influence by the oriental rugs in the East, yet retain their native American symbolic style.
This exquisite piece of art was brought to life over 2 years on the loom. This piece is so detailed, and so tightly finely woven, it's hard to imagine that every stitch ...
Jalucie Marianito is one of those special weavers who put such care and love into their work that she can't help but to create award winning works of art!This gorgeous serape would look lovely worn, as well as displayed on the wall or over furniture! Jalucie wove this piece into life with native Churro wool to become part of our exclusive Churro...
Anita Bekay has created a Teec Nos Pos piece worthy its 1st Place Award at the 2016 Gallup Inter- Tribal Ceremonial!
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.
Teec Nos Pos
You've heard of the coat of many colors? Well this is the rug of many colors. This gorgeous Teec Nos Pos piece, made of the finest Churro wool, features incredible symmetry with zig-zag diagonals serving as a background for the geometric patterns and borders.
From our exclusive Churro Collection, this particular piece is one of Steve's favorites...
Marian Nez born in 1967, is Helene and Cindy’s older sister. She was taught to weave by her mother and grandmother. A master weaver, she has won many awards and her weavings have been exhibited in the Desert Caballeros Western Museum in Wickenburg.
This particular piece is just spectacular. Woven in a contemporary Bistie style, with a central e...
One of the most complex and complicated designs in Navajo weaving. This style was influenced by the oriental rugs in the East, yet retain their native American symbolic style.
“BEST OF SHOW” • 1ST PLACE & BEST OF CATEGORY • Teec Nos Pos • 2014 GALLUP INTER-TRIBAL CEREMONIAL • Master Weaver Cecilia Nez
In the past 11 years, weavers we have b...