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AIS bids farewell to Myron Panteah

The Native American arts world lost one of its brightest stars in March (2016) with the passing of Navajo/Zuni artist Myron Panteah. Myron’s exquisite jewelry never failed to bring amazement to those saw it. The void left by his passing … Continue reading

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Be sure to come by and see what’s new in southwest jewelry and art!

Holiday Greetings! We’re on the road again, headed your way with a huge inventory stocked with lots of great items for your holiday shopping (and to treat yourself!). We will have a large variety of pins, pendants, rings, earrings, small … Continue reading

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Michelle Sands: June 17, 1967 – September 10, 2015

It is with heavy hearts that we say goodbye to a beautiful member of the Americana Indian Shows family. On September 10, 2015, Michelle Sands lost her 4 ½-year battle to cancer. We will cherish the many memories we have … Continue reading

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Hopi carved pieces from award winning artists

We have a very nice selection of Hopi carved pieces, many from award winning artists. Recently I picked up a few mid-size kachinas from Raymond Chee to add to the remaining miniatures from our last cycle. On consignment is a … Continue reading

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Spectacular rugs from the Teec Nos Pos, Ship Rock, and Farmington areas

We picked up some spectacular rugs from the Teec Nos Pos, Ship Rock, and Farmington areas. We have another beautiful Teec Nos Pos rug by Sara George, several great colorful Burnt Water weavings and a very nice Chief pattern style … Continue reading

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Things are looking very good for Native American jewelry in 2015

Spring fashions are out and things are looking very good for Native American jewelry this year. It seems people are catching on to the beauty of Native American handmade jewelry and are eager to support American-made products. Look around and … Continue reading

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Navajo rugs and sandpaintings for our 2014 holiday shows

Navajo Rugs At the end of the summer, we picked up some spectacular rugs from the Teec Nos Pos trading post, so we have a great selection from this area for our holiday series. We will also be picking up … Continue reading

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What’s new in katsinas and sculptures for the holidays

The Katsina are preparing to return to their home inside the San Francisco Peaks for the end of the year. The Hopi are focusing on keeping their homes warm and working on dance attire for the coming return ceremonies. Despite … Continue reading

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More about our holiday inventory: Pottery

We have a very nice selection of pottery to fit into your holiday budget, from inexpensive yet beautiful horsehair pieces to hand-coiled pots crafted by award-winning artists. There will be a large quantity of hand-etched ollas and vases on hand, … Continue reading

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Jewelry for the 2014 holiday season

Our 2014 holiday season show series begins with a new and fantastic selection of fall-inspired designs as well as a great selection of gift ideas. As we go to press, our buying continues with a focus on purchasing longer neckwear as well as a … Continue reading

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