Category Archives: Native American & Southwest Jewelery

What’s New in Jewelry this Spring

Navajo, Zuni and Santo Domingo artists have been hard at work creating all kinds of great jewelry in bright, wonderful colors inspired by spring and summer. You will find reds in coral and spiny oyster shell, greens in gaspeite, malachite, peridot, serpentine and … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

Americana Indian Shows would like to thank you for your support — we look forward to serving you in 2013 and wish you a happy and prosperous new year! Winter has been an exciting season for us! We were kept … Continue reading

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Check Out Our Holiday Inventory of New Jewelry

Happy Holidays to you and your family! We look forward to seeing you at the show, where we will have an extensive inventory with lots of new and exciting pieces for this holiday series, including a vast array of exquisite … Continue reading

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What’s New in Jewelry

Over the past few months we were busy purchasing from a wide array of artists as summer competitions unfolded. We restocked our supply of jewelry from Myron Panteah during the Museum of Northern Arizona Show held here in Flagstaff. Some … Continue reading

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New Jewelry & Art Collections for Spring 2012

Spring and summer are fast approaching and we are gearing up to bring you the latest and greatest in new and exciting Southwest jewelry, in all the colors of the rainbow to brighten and complement your wardrobe. The trend in … Continue reading

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Caring For Your Jewelry

Jewelry Care Exercise care in protecting your investment and your selection of authentic Indian jewelry will bring you enjoyment for years to come. Turquoise. Turquoise is a porous stone. In even the hardest turquoise, deposits collecting in the pores of the … Continue reading

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The History of American Indian Jewelry

An article by Lee Anderson “Indian jewelry,” as we call it today, probably has origins that predate the advent of the persons we describe as American Indians or Native Americans. However, for the purpose of this paper, we will consider … Continue reading

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The Squash Blossom Necklace

An article by Lee Anderson When Indian jewelry is mentioned, the symbol that often comes to mind is the squash blossom necklace — the cornerstone of most Indian jewelry collections. However, most people who own one or more pieces have … Continue reading

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Stones Used In American Indian Jewelry

An article by Lee Anderson This article explores stones (other than turquoise) that are commonly used in Indian jewelry: coral, sugilite, charoite, and gaspeite. To learn more about turquoise, read Lee Anderson’s articles. Coral Created by colonies of the marine … Continue reading

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