Category - Native American Turquoise Jewelry Posts

24
Mar

Let’s Talk Time Pieces

A timeless portrayal of human ingenuity, wrist watches are often the treasured gift of any friend, family, or relationship. They symbolize commitment and they’re an accessory that will never go out of style. Now let’s talk about the styles available right now. The watches by Marc Jacobs and Swiss leave too much to the imagination, …

3
Jan

Balancing Beauty and Nature with Turquoise

“Hózhó,” a Navajo word that doesn’t have one meaning in particular, but has been used to describe the fundamental philosophy behind Navajo and Diné belief. People that are familiar with Native American culture might be aware of how artists within the community take their material from the Earth, clay for pottery, wood for Kachina dolls, …

20
Apr

Gathering of Nations Powwow Part II

After getting to experience the amazing Gathering of Nations festival last year, I decided to go again for the 2016 festival as well. If you didn’t get a chance to read my last article on the matter, The Gathering of Nations is the largest Native American Powwow in the United States and features hundreds of …

19
Apr

Hillary Clinton Gains Support from the Native American Community

Sometimes I like to take a break from talking about Southwest and Turquoise jewelry to reflect on current events in the Native American community. Over the week of March 22, Hillary Clinton received some pretty high honors from the Puyallup Tribe in Washington. All across the state, leaders of the tribe met at Chief Leschi …

13
Jun

Native American Turquoise Jewelry

Native Americans are known for creativity and craftsmanship, but long ago they didn’t use tools or metals of any kind while making Native American Turquoise Jewelry. While creating a new piece of Native American Turquoise Jewelry, the craftsman shaped turquoise using sandstone, buckskin leather, sand, and clay. Many Native American symbols and designs were included …

12
Jun

Native American Turquoise Jewelry History

People of all cultures around the globe have sought to express themselves through the making of jewelry. Native Americans have been no different. Native American Turquoise Jewelry history is rich in meaning and heritage. Native American Turquoise Jewelry History Native American turquoise jewelry history begins hundreds of years ago, when this semi-precious stone was first …