Sioux Indian Jewelry Traditions
Throughout its history, the various factions comprising the Sioux Nation have demonstrated a knack for celebrating their natural
Blackfeet Indian Crafts
The Blackfoot tribe originated in parts of Alberta and northern
How to Clean Native American Silver Jewelry
Even though indigenous cultures have changed greatly over the past centuries, the Native American spirit lives on in the form of
What Do the Patterns on the Indian Beads Mean?
For thousands of years, American Indian tribes have manufactured beads, stringing them into colorful and elaborate patterns on
How Was Cherokee Clothing Made?
Cherokee people fashioned their clothing from animal byproducts before their introduction to the white man.
History of Navajo Turquoise Jewelry
Turquoise, the stone that represents happiness, health, and luck to the Navajo tribe, is a common component of Native American
Tools in Navajo Jewelry Making
The craftsmen carved the rough edges of turquoise with stones and hand-drilled holes in the shells so they could be
Navajo Silversmith Tools
Herrero, also known as Atsidi Sani, was the first Navajo silversmith, having learned the trade from a Mexican silversmith named
Native American Silversmith Tools
Interviewed for “Collectors Weekly” magazine, Native American jewelry expert, Mark Bahti named Atsidi
Inca Indian Crafts
From 1438 to 1532, the vast Inca Empire stretched across what is now South America, including the countries presently known as Peru, Bolivia and
Indian Timucua Tools
The Timucuan Indians were a hunting and fishing tribe who lived mainly in central and northeastern Florida.
Customs of the Hupa Tribe
An ancient people who are unique among California native peoples in that they have never been moved off their original lands in the Hoopa
Customs of the Hopewell Indians
Hopewell is not the name of an Indian tribe, rather it is an archaeological term signifying the