Journal

In honor of Memorial Day weekend we each have many stories about loved ones that have served their lives in honor of this country. Whether they are grandfathers, uncles, fathers, cousins, brothers and sisters. In our family the stories I grew up hearing where of sacrifices of lives lost and damaged souls to historical involvement […]
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Art and adornment have a long history in the southwest. To understand that, one only has to look at the tradition of “heishi” or shell necklaces. They have been an expression of culture in this area for thousands of years and some believe they are the oldest form of jewelry found in New Mexico. Heishi […]
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Native American inlay jewelry is one of the most sought after styles. The popularity of Native American jewelry has allowed tribal artists to explore and expand the boundaries and concepts of their art. Infusing their work with a blend of their own traditions and culture and art concepts from around the world has opened the […]
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Once upon a time we learned everything from our parents or grandparents. Our ethics, perception and even profession were handed down from our ancestors. Family still plays a key role in shaping our morals and culture however it is now days it has less influence on profession. With modern education and career choices in America the apples seem […]
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