How to Buy Quality Pueblo Pottery

  **Taken from Palms Trading Company Owner Guy Berger’s book, Pueblo and Navajo Contemporary Pottery and Directory of Artists, Second Edition** Almost every day as we buy Pueblo pottery here at Palms Trading Company, I get asked the question, “How do you determine the value of each piece?”  Well,
Posted: May 10, 2019 By:

Carved Stone Fetishes and Their Meanings

  Native American fetishes are hand-carved objects, believed to represent the spirits of animals or the forces of nature. For thousands of years, Native Americans have used fetishes in an effort to master the arbitrary and unpredictable forces beyond their control.  Following is a list of the most common
Posted: April 19, 2019 By:

Mata Ortiz Pottery

  Casas Grandes (Paquime/Mata Ortiz) is a prehistoric archaeological ruin in Chihuahua, Mexico, whose pottery tradition was revived by well-known ceramic artist Juan
Posted: April 12, 2019 By:

The Legend of the Dream Catcher

Dream catchers are beautiful pieces of art that have an even deeper meaning of prophecy combined with healing energies. While the legend of these works of art varies among different tribes, the fact remains that dream catchers are woven within the fabric of many Native American cultures and traditions,
Posted: March 29, 2019 By:

Native American Pottery of Today

  When we say “Native American Pottery,” we usually mean pieces made by Pueblo Native American peoples and by the Navajo.  Although other tribes practice the art, that of these specific groups is best known.  While one tribe often adapts certain features from a neighbor, each has it own
Posted: March 15, 2019 By: