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6 Most Popular Types of Navajo Rug Designs
The beauty and craftsmanship of Navajo rugs are unmatched. Even though the Navajo people learned the art of weaving from the neighboring Pueblo, over time, they developed their own distinctive styles and patterns. The Navajo women, who are the primary weavers, expanded the designs beyond the traditional stripes and colors and transformed them into today&rsqu...

Traditions Of Song And Dance In Navajo Culture
Music and dance are an integral part of Native American cultures, with them being used to strengthening community bonds and as a celebration of a bountiful life. But there is so much more to it than this. Songs are used as vehicles to pass down stories from one generation to the next, a reminder of their roots, their traditions, the rules of the tribe, and t...

4 Native American Art Jewelry Styles You Should Try
Be it a gift for a loved one or shopping for yourselves, the timeless pieces of jewelry and accessories never fails to bring happiness. The earth stones, designs, and materials used in Native American art jewelry give an essence of nature- sky, sand, and purity. Moreover, the symbolism and sterling silver make these pieces are considered as an epitome of bea...

Navajo- An Inspiring Culture For Modern Art And Craft
If there is anything that should top the list of ‘Greatest of all Times’ indigenous art, Navajo art should be it. Originating from the Native American tribe of the Southwestern United States - Navajo tribe, Navajo art is one of the oldest arts that can be dated back to 500 years. Getting its name from the phrase ‘Teva Navahu,’ the art...

4 Ways to Transform Your Room’s Appearance with Navajo Weavings
It’s normal to get bored from the same old frames and embellishments. So, why not add some colors and blend in artistic culture to your space? With Native American culture, you can dramatically change the appearance of your room besides creating a relaxing ambiance. As authentic Native American rugs and blankets’ designs are handmade, t...

Navajo Culture And The Importance Of Turquoise
In the Navajo culture, turquoise holds a special significance. The semi-precious gemstonepopularly called the “stone of life” has been used in Navajo jewelry for centuries. If you are a jewelry connoisseur, beautiful Navajo sterling silver cuff bracelets and necklaces adorning turquoise will take your breath away. The history of turquoise or &ldq...

How Is Navajo Jewelry Made In The 21st Century?
While individuals belonging to the Navajo tribe wear jewelry as a mark of respect to their ancestors as well as to retain vestiges of their culture, people around the world are embracing such art pieces because they look so beautiful. But how are these pieces made? How do the artists manage to create such unique designs every single time? If you have been wo...

Understanding the Manufacturing of the Widely Popular Navajo Rugs
Rug weaving is a traditional art practiced by the Navajo. Although the Navajo weavers originally wove blankets and clothing for themselves, in the early 1800s, they began weaving rugs for sale, making a home on the range just a little bit more comfortable. While many weavers create contemporary designs, Navajo rugs typically feature bold, geometric patterns....

Celebrating Motherhood - A Guide To Blessingway Rituals
The Navajo tradition of Blessingway celebrates motherhood in a very unique and special manner. It is similar to what is conventionally known as a baby shower and involves gifts such as Navajo coin purses and more, specially chosen for the mom. Yet, it looks at birthing as a very spiritual and emotional experience. Want to know more about it? In this article,...

How to Take Care of Your Navajo Sterling Silver Jewelry
Sterling silver jewelry looks beautiful, and when it is emblematic of the traditional Navajo art and culture it radiates a timeless and elegant appeal. And given that you hold your sterling silver jewelry so dear, it is only normal for you to want to keep them in good condition for a long time. No matter what kind of jewelry you own - Navajo sterling si...

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