Category Archives: Native American Jewelry

Stones Commonly Found in Native American Jewelry

Stones Commonly Found in Native American Jewelry

The history of Native American jewelry is vast, with the techniques and materials used changing as technologies advanced. According to archaeologists, the first turquoise jewelry made by Native Americans dates from 200 B.C., but it wasn’t until the mid- to late-1800s that silver was used in the craft. The Spanish brought silver to North America… Continue Reading

Mata Ortiz Pottery

Mata Ortiz Pottery

Some of the most beautiful and intricate contemporary ceramic pieces in the world, Mata Ortiz pottery is made from locally dug clay using the methods that Native American potters have used for hundreds of years. These beautiful pieces are made in Mata Ortiz, a village located in Chihuahua Mexico. More than 500 of the Village’s… Continue Reading

Enjoy Peaceful Sleep with a Navajo Made Dreamcatcher

Enjoy Peaceful Sleep with a Navajo Made Dreamcatcher

Originally crafted from red willow, sage and deer sinew, dreamcatchers have had an important place in Native American culture for many years. Hung above the bed, this hoop-shaped piece has the ability to catch dreams before they reach the sleeping individual, tangling the bad dreams in its sticky web and allowing the good ones to… Continue Reading

Native American Crafted Valentine’s Day Gifts for Her

Native American Crafted Valentine’s Day Gifts for Her

  With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, why not stop at Kachina House and get her something you know she’ll love? Big box stores sell mainstream jewelry at overly high prices. At Kachina House, all of our jewelry is 100% authentic Native American made. Check out some of our most treasured pieces:   Native… Continue Reading

Symbolism of Native American Feathers

Symbolism of Native American Feathers

When thinking of Native American cultures, one of the first things that comes to mind is the image of a feather. The feather has held special meaning for many tribes throughout the Americas. Feathers are still used in almost every aspect of Native American culture, from clothing items to important cultural symbols, the feather can… Continue Reading