Journal

  They still embrace the landscape of the desert southwest, modern embodiments of the ancient people who lived among the pithouses, cliff dwellings and adobe structures of thousands of years ago. Called Pueblos by the Spanish conquerors who came into their land, these thriving communities have carried their culture, tradition, and language into the modern […]
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The unique styles and designs associated with Native American jewelry are the modern expression of years of tradition. Culture and community encircle that tradition with the artist creating through the lens of both the past and the present. It is one of the traits which makes Native American art important in the preservation of ancient […]
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Throughout the arid world, native and aboriginal peoples held turquoise in high regard for spiritual reasons. Ancient Egyptians entombed their Pharaohs with turquoise-studded jewelry, and the Persians associated the mineral with victory and holiness. Traditional Native Americans, including the Aztecs and Mayas to the South, associate it with communication with spirits, good fortune, and healing. […]
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