Blue Lizard Native American
Blue Lizard Native American art gallery and jewelry store in Sandpoint, Idaho features handcrafted jewelry from the Southwest Navajo, Zuni and Hopi tribes. Art, decor and gift items are purchased from tribes throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico.
We specialize in contemporary and traditional authentic Native American jewelry, art and artifacts hand selected from tribes throughout the United States and Canada.
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Native American Jewelry
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HISTORY OF NATIVE AMERICAN GOODS
Native American jewelry is renowned worldwide for its unique style and distinctive designs. Crafted by indigenous artisans for many thousands of years, the jewelry of the Native Americans is influenced by the land, the spiritual beliefs, the legends, and the cultures of each unique nation, from the American Indians of the Southwest to those in the Northeast. These jewelry pieces have been crafted since the earliest times of the Inca, Aztecs, Maya, and Anasazi.
Native American jewelry dates back at least as far as 10,000 BC. The Paleo-Indians, who were the first peoples to enter and inhabit the Americas, used shells, stones, antlers, bones, porcupine quills, feathers, and similar materials to create wearable art, and the tribes across the North American continent came to use whatever natural materials were available to them to create adornments.