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Slide 0: Navajo Turquoise Rectangle Earrings
Navajo Turquoise Rectangle Earrings
$230.00
Contemporary with a touch or tradition, rectangular turquoise cabochons are framed with modern sterling silver bezels with a flourish of three balls. French wires. These Navajo Turquoise Rectangle Earrings are made in the U.S.A.
 
Slide 1: Navajo Sleeping Beauty Turquoise Flower Cuff
Navajo Sleeping Beauty Turquoise Flower Cuff
$465.00
A masterpiece of lapidary work and silversmithing, this splendid Navajo Sleeping Beauty Turquoise Flower Cuff by Navajo silversmith Lee Charley is centered with a cluster work flower formed by cabochons of pure blue Sleeping Beauty turquoise. The shoulders of this amazing cuff are intricately hand-stamped to create delicate feather designs. Sterling silver. Handcrafted in the U.S.A. Naturally occurring turquoise variations and individually crafted silver assure each cuff is unique.
 
Slide 2: Native American Sterling Silver and Turquoise Pendant Necklace
Native American Sterling Silver and Turquoise Pendant Necklace
$390.00
A bezel-set oval turquoise cabochon culminates the silver bead pendant necklace by Navajo artisans. Sterling silver. This Native American Sterling Silver and Turquoise Pendant Necklace is handmade in the U.S.A.

This jewelry item comes packaged in a white box (pictured).
 
Slide 3: Pendleton Warriors Circle of Honor Blanket
Pendleton Warriors Circle of Honor Blanket
$325.00
Designed by Cheyenne and Arapaho Artist Harvey Pratt, the Warriors Circle of Honor Blanket is based on his design for the National Native American Veterans Memorial. In this bright and striking wool blanket, sacred fire burns at the center of bands of color representing air, fire, water, and earth. A border of stars and stripes opens to allow spirits to enter, and four hands wearing feathers of bravery and triumph mark the cardinal directions.
 
Slide 4: Eagle Vision Adult Mask
Eagle Vision Adult Mask
$18.00
* THIS ITEM IS NOT RETURNABLE. ALL SALES ARE FINAL. *

In response to the CDC recommendation that people wear a cloth face covering when out in the community, non-medical, reusable masks have become an essential accessory today. From artist Allan Weir, stand out with this eye-catching Eagle Vision Adult Mask. The Eagle is known as a spiritual guide, and symbolizes a connection to a higher realm. The Eagle possesses strengths of character, courage, and healing powers. Loyalty is a strong trait in the Eagle as they mate for life.

Made with 100% double-layered cotton, comfortably and safely run errands with the flexible metal nose bridge and adjustable elastic ear loops. Each mask is unique in design, and the repeating pattern on the fabric may vary slightly. Made in China.
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Slide 5: Tradition Adult Mask
Tradition Adult Mask
$18.00
* THIS ITEM IS NOT RETURNABLE. ALL SALES ARE FINAL. *

In response to the CDC recommendation that people wear a cloth face covering when out in the community, non-medical, reusable masks have become an essential accessory today. From artist Ryan Cranmer, stand out with this eye-catching Tradition Adult Mask. According to the Namgis Nation, "When one's heart is glad, he gives away gifts. It was given to us by our Creator, to be our way of doing things, to be our way of rejoicing, we who are Indians. The potlatch was given to us to be our way of expressing joy. Every people on earth is given something. This was given to us."

Made with 100% double-layered cotton, comfortably and safely run errands with the flexible metal nose bridge and adjustable elastic ear loops. Each mask is unique in design, and the repeating pattern on the fabric may vary slightly. Made in China.
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Slide 6: Sasquatch Adult Mask
Sasquatch Adult Mask
$18.00
* THIS ITEM IS NOT RETURNABLE. ALL SALES ARE FINAL. *

In response to the CDC recommendation that people wear a cloth face covering when out in the community, non-medical, reusable masks have become an essential accessory today. From artist Francis Horne Sr., stand out with this eye-catching Sasquatch Adult Mask. The Sasquatch is mystical figure that hides in the forests and mountains. For generations, the Coastal Salish Tribes have shared stories about their encounters with Sasquatches.

Made with 100% double-layered cotton, comfortably and safely run errands with the flexible metal nose bridge and adjustable elastic ear loops. Each mask is unique in design, and the repeating pattern on the fabric may vary slightly. Made in China.
 
Slide 7: Orca Family Adult Mask
Orca Family Adult Mask
$18.00
* THIS ITEM IS NOT RETURNABLE. ALL SALES ARE FINAL. *

In response to the CDC recommendation that people wear a cloth face covering when out in the community, non-medical, reusable masks have become an essential accessory today. From artist Paul Windsor, stand out with this eye-catching Orca Family Adult Mask. In Native American society, Killer Whales play an important part as symbols as well. They were the creatures of legends and represented courage, compassion, unity and goodness.

Made with 100% double-layered cotton, comfortably and safely run errands with the flexible metal nose bridge and adjustable elastic ear loops. Each mask is unique in design, and the repeating pattern on the fabric may vary slightly. Made in China.
 
Slide 8: Native American Veterans Memorial T-Shirt
Native American Veterans Memorial T-Shirt
$20.00
Native American pride is on display with this National Native American Veterans Memorial T-shirt. It celebrates the striking memorial designed by Cheyenne and Arapaho Artist Harvey Pratt and features sacred fire burning at its center with the motto First Here, First To Serve, Always Remembered. The Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian logo is screen printed on the T-shirt's back.

Size Chart:
Small = 28"l. x 18"w.
Medium = 29"l. x 20"w.
Large = 30"l. x 22"w.
XL = 31"l. x 24"w.
XXL = 32"l. x 26"w.
 
Slide 9: Why We Serve
Why We Serve
$29.95
Why We Serve: Native Americans in the United States Armed Forces shares stories from more than 250 years of Native Americans' service in the military to explore the range of reasons why, from love of their home to an expression of their warrior traditions. The book brings fascinating history to life with historical photographs, sketches, paintings, and maps. It also commemorates the 2020 opening of the National Native American Veterans Memorial at the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian, the first landmark in Washington, D.C. to recognize the bravery and sacrifice of Native veterans.
 
Slide 10: Native American Veterans Memorial Tumbler
Native American Veterans Memorial Tumbler
$30.00
Keep the pride of the National Native American Veterans Memorial Museum on hand with a built-tough travel Native American Veterans Memorial Tumbler. Made with durable double wall stainless steel and copper-lined vacuum insulation, this sleek to-go cup keeps drinks hot or cold for up to six hours. The memorial's eternal flame is surrounded by its motto First Here, First to Serve, Always Remembered.
 
Slide 11: Why We Serve - Deluxe Edition
Why We Serve - Deluxe Edition
$50.00
Why We Serve: Native Americans in the United States Armed Forces hardcover book shares stories from more than 250 years of Native Americans' service in the military to explore the range of reasons why, from love of their home to an expression of their warrior traditions. Fascinating history comes to life with historical photographs, sketches, paintings, and maps. The book also commemorates the 2020 opening of the National Native American Veterans Memorial at the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian, the first landmark in Washington, D.C. to recognize the bravery and sacrifice of Native veterans. Limited to 500 copies, this deluxe edition features a lavish cloth cover wrapped in a translucent jacket, and illustrations printed on matte art stock.
 
Slide 12: Smithsonian Five Stars Cap
Smithsonian Five Stars Cap
$25.00
This Smithsonian Five Stars Cap is inspired by the collections at the National Museum Of American Indian. The unisex hat is made with washed cotton twill for a relaxed look and feel, and it fits most sizes.
 
Slide 13: The Mitsitam Café Cookbook
The Mitsitam Café Cookbook
$26.95
The Mitsitam Café Cookbook is published in association with the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of the American Indian and showcases the Americas' indigenous foods in 90 easy-to-follow, home-tested recipes. Author and Mitsitam Café chef Richard Hetzler spent years researching Native American dishes and food practices for this stunning cookbook that includes full-color images of the dishes and of objects from the museum's collection.
 
Slide 14: The Sioux Chef's Indigenous Kitchen
The Sioux Chef's Indigenous Kitchen
$34.95
The James Beard Award-winning cookbook The Sioux Chef's Indigenous Kitchen is a rich education and a delectable introduction to modern indigenous cuisine of the Dakota and Minnesota territories, with a vision and approach to food that travels well beyond those borders. Oglala Lakota and chef Sean Sherman shares his approach to creating boldly seasoned foods that are vibrant, healthful, elegant and easy. Sherman dispels outdated notions of Native American fare—no fry bread or Indian tacos here—and no European staples such as wheat flour, dairy products, sugar, and domestic pork and beef. The Sioux Chef's plates embrace venison and rabbit, river and lake trout, duck and quail, wild turkey, blueberries, sage, sumac, timpsula or wild turnip, plums, purslane, and abundant wildflowers.
 
Slide 15: Liquid Silver and Peacock Pearl Necklace
Liquid Silver and Peacock Pearl Necklace
$195.00
A rivulet of freshwater peacock pearls entwines and runs through ten strands of sterling silver heishi beads so delicate they flow over the skin like water. This Liquid Silver and Peacock Pearl Necklace is hand-strung in New Mexico by Native American artisans. Sterling silver necklace cones and hook clasp. Pearls may vary slightly. Handmade in New Mexico.

This jewelry item comes packaged in a white box (pictured).
 
Slide 16: Liquid Silver and Peacock Pearl Pierced Earrings
Liquid Silver and Peacock Pearl Pierced Earrings
$60.00
Triple-strand dangles with peacock pearl beads highlight this graceful mineral and metal pairing. These Liquid Silver and Peacock Pearl Pierced Earrings are hand-strung in New Mexico by Native American artisans. Sterling silver earwires. Pearls may vary slightly. Handmade in New Mexico.
 
Slide 17: Liquid Silver and Freshwater Peacock Pearl Jewelry Set
Liquid Silver and Freshwater Peacock Pearl Jewelry Set
$230.00
A rivulet of freshwater peacock pearls entwines and runs through ten strands of sterling silver heishi beads so delicate they flow over the skin like water. Triple-strand dangles with peacock pearl beads complete this graceful mineral and metal pairing. This Liquid Silver and Freshwater Peacock Pearl Jewelry Set is hand-strung in New Mexico by Native American artisans. Sterling silver necklace cones, hook clasp and earwires. Freshwater pearls may vary slightly. Handmade in New Mexico. Set comes with a necklace and pierced earrings.

* This product is not eligible for promotional discounts. *
 
Slide 18: Navajo Turquoise, Lapis, and Spiny Oyster Drop Earrings
Navajo Turquoise, Lapis, and Spiny Oyster Drop Earrings
$300.00
Traditional artistry with a modern flair, Navajo artists jewel delicate circles, squares, and ovals with cabochons of turquoise, lapis, and spiny oyster. Sterling silver bezels, findings and French wires. These Navajo Turquoise, Lapis, and Spiny Oyster Drop Earrings are made in the U.S.A.
 
Slide 19: Navajo Floral Bead Sterling Earrings
Navajo Floral Bead Sterling Earrings
$210.00
Exquisitely wrought by Navajo silversmith Marie Yazzie, these beaded dangles with button posts feature fine line work. Sterling silver. These Navajo Floral Bead Sterling Earrings are made in the U.S.A.
 
Slide 20: Navajo Spiny Oyster and Sterling Teardrop Earrings
Navajo Spiny Oyster and Sterling Teardrop Earrings
$110.00
Sterling silver bezels frame teardrop spiny oyster. The spiny oyster earrings feature ball accented settings. French wires. These Navajo Spiny Oyster and Sterling Teardrop Earrings are handmade by Navajo artisans in New Mexico.
 
Slide 21: Navajo Lapis and Sterling Teardrop Earrings
Navajo Lapis and Sterling Teardrop Earrings
$125.00
Sterling silver bezels frame teardrop lapis. The lapis earrings feature rope accented settings. French wires. These Navajo Lapis and Sterling Teardrop Earrings are handmade by Navajo artisans in New Mexico.
 
Slide 22: Navajo Stamped Sterling Silver Circle and Square Earrings
Navajo Stamped Sterling Silver Circle and Square Earrings
$160.00
Hand-stamped from the front of the piece, so the back is chased and then polished, with intricately textured traditional motifs, Navajo artist Keven Ramone has created a stylish pair of three-piece post earrings. Sterling silver. These Navajo Stamped Sterling Silver Circle and Square Earrings are handmade in the U.S.A.
 
Slide 23: 10MM Large Navajo Sterling Silver Stretch Bracelet
10MM Large Navajo Sterling Silver Stretch Bracelet
$250.00
This 10MM Large Navajo Sterling Silver Stretch Bracelet is hand-strung with sterling silver beads, whose ends are oxidized to give them an antique look. Handmade in New Mexico.
 
Slide 24: 4MM Small Navajo Sterling Silver Stretch Bracelet
4MM Small Navajo Sterling Silver Stretch Bracelet
$80.00
This handmade 4MM Small Navajo Sterling Silver Stretch Bracelet is hand-strung with sterling silver beads, whose ends are oxidized to give them an antique look. Handmade in New Mexico.
 
Slide 25: 6MM Medium Navajo Sterling Silver Stretch Bracelet
6MM Medium Navajo Sterling Silver Stretch Bracelet
$150.00
This handmade 6MM Medium Navajo Sterling Silver Stretch Bracelet is hand-strung with sterling silver beads, whose ends are oxidized to give them an antique look. Handmade in New Mexico.
 
Slide 26: Santo Domingo Sterling Silver Bead Earrings
Santo Domingo Sterling Silver Bead Earrings
$110.00
Simple, yet timeless, Santo Domingo Pueblo silversmith Lisa Chavez has handcrafted single bead dangles of oxidized sterling silver. Sterling silver. These Santo Domingo Sterling Silver Bead Earrings are handmade in the U.S.A.
 
Slide 27: Navajo Beaded Loop Earrings with Turquoise
Navajo Beaded Loop Earrings with Turquoise
$110.00
Reprising century-old beadwork traditions, these graduated loop earrings center oxidized sterling silver beads with a single bead of turquoise. These Navajo Beaded Loop Earrings with Turquoise are handmade in New Mexico.
 
Slide 28: Santo Domingo Sterling Silver, Turquoise and Pearl Necklace
Santo Domingo Sterling Silver, Turquoise and Pearl Necklace
$450.00
Long enough to double, this contemporary Santo Domingo Sterling Silver, Turquoise and Pearl Necklace by Santo Domingo Pueblo silversmith Lisa Chavez creates an interesting pattern by accenting handmade sterling silver beads with genuine turquoise and freshwater pearl. Handmade in New Mexico.
 
Slide 29: Navajo Turquoise Drop Earrings
Navajo Turquoise Drop Earrings
$125.00
Handmade by Navajo silversmiths, cabochons of sky blue turquoise are framed by simple sterling silver settings. Sterling silver bezels and earwires. These Navajo Turquoise Drop Earrings are handmade in the U.S.A.
 
Slide 30: Navajo Triple-Stone Turquoise Earrings
Navajo Triple-Stone Turquoise Earrings
$210.00
Handcrafted by Navajo artisans, each Clip or Post earring arrays three cabochons of Campitos mine turquoise—a stone favored by Zapotec and Aztec civilizations. Sterling silver bezels. These Navajo Triple-Stone Turquoise Earrings are handmade in New Mexico.

Specify:
Clip Earrings
Pierced Earrings
 
Slide 31: Navajo Stamped Sterling Silver Hoop Earrings
Navajo Stamped Sterling Silver Hoop Earrings
$110.00
Hand-stamped with traditional scallop motifs, Navajo silversmith Henry Mariano has created beautifully embellished Navajo Stamped Sterling Silver Hoop Earrings. Sterling silver. Handmade in New Mexico.

Specify:
Clip Earrings
Pierced Earrings
 
Slide 32: Navajo Wide Stamped Silver Cuff Bracelet
Navajo Wide Stamped Silver Cuff Bracelet
$450.00
Navajo silversmith Melvin Francis expresses his mastery of hand-stamped silver with this Navajo Wide Stamped Silver Cuff Bracelet. Painstakingly stamped with rows of deeply incised motifs—each row's designs facing the opposite direction—this Navajo Wide Stamped Silver Cuff Bracelet is a masterpiece of Navajo silversmithing. Handcrafted in the U.S.A. As this bracelet is hand stamped, each will be one-of-a-kind.
 
Slide 33: 14K and Sterling Silver Cuff Bracelet
14K and Sterling Silver Cuff Bracelet
$525.00
The 14k gold center bar of this 14K and Sterling Silver Cuff Bracelet features heavily incised designs. Handcrafted by Apache artisan Marc Anita (whose name is stamped on the back) this 14K and Sterling Silver Cuff is made of substantial sterling silver. Made in the U.S.A. Individually crafted silver bracelet assures it is one-of-kind.
 
Slide 34: Zuni Channel-Set Turquoise and Silver Cuff Bracelet
Zuni Channel-Set Turquoise and Silver Cuff Bracelet
$500.00
This stunning sterling silver Zuni Channel-Set Turquoise and Silver Cuff Bracelet with cut-work edges is made entirely by hand by Zuni artisan Sheldon Lalio. The beautiful blue bands of this Zuni Channel-Set Turquoise and Silver Cuff Bracelet are channel-inlaid turquoise. Signed Sheldon Lalio. Handcrafted in the U.S.A. Naturally occurring turquoise variations and individually crafted silver assures each cuff is unique.

Please note: Do not force or bend the bracelet to fit.
 
Slide 35: 14K and Sterling Silver Pendant on Link Chain
14K and Sterling Silver Pendant on Link Chain
$500.00
The pendant of this stunning 14k and Sterling Silver Pendant on Link Chain features deeply incised, and oxidized stampwork designs centered by a 14k stampwork bar. Handcrafted by a Native American jewelry artisan, the link chain was made by Linda Frazier. Heavy sterling silver and 14k gold. Hook clasp. Handcrafted in the U.S.A. Individually crafted pendant and link necklace assure each is one of a kind.