Posts Tagged ‘Gilbert Begay’
Happy Birthday, Dear Gilbert!
Tempe, AZ Happy Birthday(!) to one of the most talented, kind and generous people I know: weaver Gilbert Begay. In addition to working full-time at Safeway, Gil is an accomplished weaver who just finished demonstrating twill saddle blanket weaving at the opening of They Wove for Horses: Diné Saddle Blankets. The exhibit contains examples…Read More
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…Read More
Happy Birthday, Gilbert Begay!
Happy birthday to weaver Gilbert Begay! Gilbert works for Safeway in Farmington, NM and is also a prolific weaver. Above you can see him with one of the small bags that he weaves. In fact, he’s probably weaving one right now. Have a great day, Gilbert!Read More
Some New Things in the Mercantile!
Gilbert Begay Two Grey Hills Bag $185 Click here to see more pictures Click here to purchase Emily Malone Spider Rock Bag $250 Click here to see more pictures Click here to purchase Lula Brown Tree of Life Cross Miniature $140 Click here to see more pictures Click here to purchase Click on any picture…Read More
2011 Weaving in Beauty Calendar is Now Available
Tempe, AZ The 2011 version of the Weaving in Beauty calendar has just been added to the Publications page in the Weaving in Beauty Mercantile. The calendar features Navajo weavers, weaving students, traders and trading posts and as many examples of the Navajo weaving art as possible. This year’s cover features 18 year old weaver…Read More