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Decorating with a southwestern or rustic look in your home is an enjoyable process that is easy to achieve. The natural elements used in this design style create a warm and relaxed atmosphere for family and friends. Because of the many choices of rustic decor available, it's easy to create a home that you love. When decorating [...]
The colors of the Old West make it easy to choose southwest decor for your home. Whether you want the soft tones of the desert and pueblo at dawn, the vibrant hues of a sunset over the mesa, or the healing colors associated with the kiva, you will certainly find exactly what you need when [...]
Native American drums such as those made by the Tarahumara Indians have a wonderful variation of tone across the surface of the drum head. These drums are made by hand with natural rawhide rather than modern materials. The characteristics of the sound they create are quite unique, and are often at the center of powwows or [...]
Native Indians love to produce painted hides depicting traditional events of life itself. Tribesmen and women paint different elements according to their particular environments. Women traditionally create abstract designs, and men create pictures that really describe the tough lifestyle that they endure. The raw materials used to create painted hides are provided by many different animals including [...]
Painting drums with Indian art is a fascinating activity. As you can see from our website we offer a variety of painted drums that reflect many different images from Native American life and nature. We are often asked how to paint a drum by those in Native American circles. While selecting a personal drum that is [...]
Colored rawhide lamp shades make perfect replacement lamp shades for southwestern table lamps, vintage lamp shades or western floor lamps. Each rustic lamp shade is made by hand with old world style craftsmanship, and comes in many sizes. Real rawhide shades are made of genuine stretched animal skin. Because heat can crack natural rawhide, regular conditioning and use of [...]
Zapotec rugs are a very popular rug choice for rustic, western, and southwestern home decorating. These highly sought after rugs are hand woven by the famous Zapotec Indians of Oaxaca, Mexico. Each rug, runner, and placemat is unique in design and color, making them highly sought after by home decorators and designers.When the Spanish introduced sheep to the [...]
One of the most symbolic items of the Native American people is the dream catcher. It is believed that a dream catcher placed above the area where one sleeps, will filter out the bad dreams while permitting the good dreams to flow through.When dreams flow though a dream catcher, the good dreams enter the hole in the center, [...]
There is nothing like genuine Indian pottery, like that made by the Tarahumara and Tigua Indian Tribes, to create an authentic southwest look in your home. The earthen clay is not only very durable but is also what gives the pottery that popular rustic look. The knowledge of pottery making has been passed down throughout the [...]
Many people do not think of how they would survive if they were cut off from civilization, or if disaster struck the area where they lived. Recent catastrophic events have shown us that necessary things for survival, such as food and water, are not always readily available during a natural disaster or an emergency situation. Due to recent floods, hurricanes, [...]
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How to Use Rawhide Lamp Shades for Rustic Lamps & Decor
Rawhide lamp shades can be used as replacement lamp shades on your existing …
Understanding the Traditional Uses of Native American Dance Sticks
Native American dance sticks are essential tools for rituals. They represent a …
Using Rawhide Country Lampshades to Enhance Rustic Style Decor
The unique look of rawhide country lamp shades for kitchens and decorating has …