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Posts Tagged ‘Friends of Hubbell Native American Arts Auction’

Gilbert Begay Handwoven Bag Wins First Place at New Mexico State Fair

Albuquerque, NM   One of Gilbert Begay’s handwoven bags, probably similar in design to the one above  has taken top honors at the New Mexico State Fair.  An ecstatic Gilbert posted on Facebook tonight  “I won First Place on my Handwoven bag and Second Place on my Navajo Sash Belt….. Bah Hozho Shi Dine’e!!!! For those…

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Rug of the Day: The Zoned Diamonds of Verna Smith

Tempe, AZ Verna Smith’s meticulous blending of color and masterful weaving technique would be striking even without her eye-catching use of zones of contrasting design.  With her design sense, her weaving is recognizable as soon as you see it.  In the piece above, photographed last year at Richardson’s Trading Post in Gallup, New Mexico, using…

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