The Hopi people have been carving for centuries. Only until the early years of the 20th century have kachinas become a source of income for them. The Navajo people, being industrious, began carving dolls also. For collectors, any doll that is artistically and well done is a highly prized item.
There has been much debate over the issue of letting the dolls go out to the public for the Hopi people. They have felt, and with much warranted concern, that it was too sacred an item to be held up and sold to those who know nothing of their spiritual practices. The work-a-round has been to not actually depict the exact colors and costumes and that, for the most part has some what diffused the issue.
It is our belief that to buy a kachina doll, is to take on the not only the doll itself but the regard and respect of the maker and the people that those dolls come from.
We will only offer a few dolls of the best quality and from highly respected carvers.
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