Monthly Archives: June 2019

Native American Jewelry – Tribal Differences in Design The Navajo and the Santo Domingo

Native American necklaces and Native American bracelets have been crafted for adornment and trade purposes by the American Indians and the Native Americans of Canada for many thousands of years. While Spanish settlement on the North American continent introduced the indigenous Americans to silver-smithing in the 1800s, Native American tribes have been making use of natural resources for many thousands of years to craft necklaces, rings, pins and brooches, buttons, earrings, bracelets, bridles, and more. Continue reading

Indian Traders: Spotlight on our Other Art

Here at Indian Traders, we do specialize in Pendleton Blankets and authentic Native American Jewelry. But our fantastic and top quality merchandise is not limited to Pendleton throw blankets and Native American turquoise jewelry!

We also have a very wide array of other stunning southwestern art, including Pueblo Pottery, Custom Knives, Western Jewelry, and Bronze Statues available for purchase. There really is something for everyone. Continue reading

Native American Necklaces: Symbolism

Native American jewelry, including Native American necklaces, is very popular among both American Indians and non-natives alike. Generally featuring silver or copper, and often with turquoise, coral, shell, bone, or beading, traditional pieces are not only fashionable but also very meaningful. Traditional designs reflect the important symbols, motifs, and beliefs of the tribe by which they are crafted. Continue reading