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The Art of Traditional Pottery Making

The Art of Traditional Pottery Making

Rosalie 13/11/2018 0
The Art of Traditional Pottery Making There are many well known potters from various tribes.  Most known are the pueblo people of New Mexico and Arizo...
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Burial items

Burial items

Rosalie 06/11/2018 0
  Burial items  It is illegal to rob graves of artifacts on public land. It is important to know where an item came from. If a Seller cannot identify ...
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Symbols

Symbols

Rosalie 30/10/2018 0
 Symbols Used in Native American Art and Craft Each design depicts a part of the Native American life.   Arrows, arrowheads, bows and spears acknowled...
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Authenticity

Authenticity

Rosalie 16/10/2018 0
 Authenticity LomaSiiva™ is dedicated to authentic Native American artistry.  We verify that an artist is actually a member of the Tribe they claim an...
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Painting

Painting

Rosalie 09/10/2018 0
 Paintings These are considered contemporary.  All types of mediums are used in this arena. Typically canvas or paper are used. Oil, water color, pen/...
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Tipi

Tipi

Rosalie 02/10/2018 0
 Tipis  Not all Tribes live in tipis. Although tipis are automatically linked to Native America there aren’t any tribes in the southwest that live in ...
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Copper

Copper

Rosalie 25/09/2018 0
  Copper Copper is a more contemporary material used in jewelry. It is a metal that beginning silversmiths use. It is a softer metal that is easy to f...
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Man in the Maze

Man in the Maze

Rosalie 18/09/2018 0
 Man in the Maze  Man in The Maze: is an Otham being. There are many stories about him and how he came to be. According to traditional Otham people th...
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Stamped Jewelry

Stamped Jewelry

Rosalie 11/09/2018 0
 Stamped jewelry Stamped items - plain stamped pieces are considered handcrafted. The stamps are usually manufactured and purchased from a store. The ...
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Dream Catchers

Dream Catchers

Rosalie 04/09/2018 0
 Dream Catchers These items are more closely associated with Northern Tribes. Dream catchers were hung over an infant’s cradleboard to ward off evil s...
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Tribes of Arizona

Tribes of Arizona

Rosalie 28/08/2018 0
 Tribes of Arizona Tribes - there are 21 Federally recognized Tribes in the State of Arizona. At last count there were approximately 571 Federally rec...
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Genuine Turquoise

Genuine Turquoise

Rosalie 21/08/2018 0
 How to Authenticate Genuine Turquoise​TurquoiseTurquoise: this mineral is formed by a foundation of copper, then water, aluminum and phosphorus joins...
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Hanmade vs Handcrafted

Hanmade vs Handcrafted

Rosalie 14/08/2018 0
 How to differentiate Handmade vs Handcrafted Native American artworkHandcrafted items are made of commercial materials. Which means these items are m...
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Baskets

Baskets

Rosalie 07/08/2018 1
 How to Authenticate a Native American BasketsNative basketry is beautiful in its simplicity. All native baskets that are made with natural materials ...
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Katsina (AKA Kachina)

Katsina (AKA Kachina)

Rosalie 25/07/2018 0
How to Authenticate a Katsina (AKA Kachina) Katsina is a Hopi word.  Katsina (Kah’ sti nah) are spirits that are intertwined with the Hopi people of t...
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