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The Symbolism of Turquoise in Native American Tribes

The Symbolism of Turquoise in Native American Tribes

A semi-precious mineral that has been valued by cultures for centuries, turquoise and its  symbolism among Native American Indian tribes remains to this day and is responsible for a thriving market of turquoise jewelry and other ornamental items. Behind a mystical and... Read more

Artist Spotlight: Alvina Yepa

Those who know Pueblo pottery, know the Yepa name is synonymous with well-made Jemez Pueblo pottery, and Alvina Yepa is one of the finest examples of the skill and talent it takes to produce such pieces.  It is both a pleasure and an honor to do business with Alvina,... Read more
Symbolism Used In Native American Jewelry

Symbolism Used In Native American Jewelry

Symbolism is very popular in Native American Jewelry, and customers are always curious about various items they see, whether it’s regarding squash blossom necklace symbolism, attributes of certain stones such as turquoise, or the meaning behind traditional Native... Read more
Artist Spotlight: Torevia and Delbert Crespin

Artist Spotlight: Torevia and Delbert Crespin

  Working with and getting to know Native American artists is one of the most unique and fulfilling aspects of our business.  Some artists, such as this month’s artist spotlight pair, Torevia and Delbert Crespin, have worked with us from our humblest... Read more
Artist Spotlight: Robert Kasero

Artist Spotlight: Robert Kasero

  So many of the artists we work and come into contact with every day are exceptionally talented creators and painters. Fewer, however, are able to create the wonderfully intricate work that this month’s Artist Spotlight, Laguna potter Robert Kasero, does.... Read more
Horse Hair Pottery

Horse Hair Pottery

  Legend holds that horsehair pottery was discovered by a pueblo potter whose long hair blew against a piece of pottery she was removing from a hot kiln, stuck, and carbonized. The result was so interesting that she duplicated it with hair from a horse’s... Read more
Artist Spotlight: Jeanette Calabaza

Artist Spotlight: Jeanette Calabaza

  Santo Domingo Pubelo, and, therefore, many of its current artists, are inescapably linked to what is known as “heishi,” the literal meaning of which is “shell” and which specifically refers to pieces of shell which have been drilled and... Read more

The Jemez Pueblo Harvest Celebration

The Jemez Pueblo feast day celebrating Saint Persingula, the patron saint of the Pueblo, is held every year on August 2nd. While some rituals in most feast day celebrations are very private and secret, Palms’ owner, Guy Berger, has been invited to attend this... Read more
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