Posts by Mary Walker

A Brick and Mortar Store: Weaving in Beauty’s New Chapter

Weaving in Beauty brick and mortar store

Weaving in Beauty has found a brick and mortar home at 233 W. Coal Ave in Gallup, New Mexico.  We are next door to Bill Malone Trading, across the street from City Electric Shoes (and leather shop) and one block south of Richardson’s Trading.  We are in the heart of the Gallup Business Improvement District and the Gallup MainStreet Arts and Cultural District.

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Gerard Begay’s Poncho: Returning to the Roots of Navajo Weaving

Most of us think of the rug as the quintessential product of Navajo weaving but pieces like Gerard Begay’s poncho, woven for the just concluded Santa Fe Indian Market, go back to the times when Navajo weaving was woven mainly for use by Navajo people.  The rug as a floor-covering is a collaboration between traders …

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