Tribal peoples have made and worn necklaces since man began to record their histories. You can see them in pictographs and cave paintings, petroglyphs and winter counts. The first recorded necklaces were worn as talismans to protect the wearer and keep him from harm, to call in his spirit guides and used as charms. In the beginning, they were made of small round stones, animal bones and vertebra. Later they added trade beads when they began to trade with men from the “old world”. In the early 19th century, after the arrival of the Spanish to the Pacific Coast, they learned how to craft metal and work with silver. Finally, they added semi precious stones to complete the settings.
The Navajo silver smiths have a long history of jewelry making and have crafted some of the finest jewelry on the market today. The Zuni’s, you will find, are experts at inlaying stones into intricate patterns that will dazzle your senses and are a sight to behold. Santo Domingo have taken pride in their long history and have incorporated designs from the ancestors of the pueblo tribes, the Anasazi. The Hopi are experts in overlaying metal on metal to form wonderful designs that are rich with their own history.
The necklaces we have available for you, may not keep you out of harms way, but they will defiantly be charming! We select only the best quality on the market and have a few very nice pieces to offer. Please take a look and you will see what we mean. We hope you enjoy what we have to offer.
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