NIZHONI - Genuine Native American Jewellery & Crafts
We take great pride in hand selecting all of our merchandise so that we are able to bring you unique pieces that are not only beautiful but are also made of the highest quality stones, materials, and workmanship. Our people are among the most talented in the industry.
Curtis Bitsui - Navajo
Curtis Bitsui (1964 - present).
Navajo Indian, born and raised on the Reservation and still lives there.
Curtis Bitsui has been making artifacts for over 15 years. His business has grown from being just him in his shop he founded in New Mexico to now employing many Native American Indians from the reservation. He has a wife and 3 children.
Tony is a full blood Cherokee from Western North Carolina. He is famous for his stunning Dream Catchers. In this picture he is holding one of his beautiful multi-dimensional dreamcatchers which is almost a long as he is tall at 6 foot:-) Tony and his wife Grace work together using hand dyed leather, the colors vary from hide to hide, allowing them to offer more colours. The weaving and designs are exceptional, with glass or wood beading and elaborate feathering.
Ondie is a Cherokee Tsa-la-gi - The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI). ᏣᎳᎩᏱ ᏕᏣᏓᏂᎸᎩ or Tsalagiyi Detsadanilvgi is a federally recognized Native American tribe in the United States of America, who are descended from Cherokee who remained in the Eastern United States while others moved, or were forced to relocate, to the west in the 19th century. The history of the Eastern Band closely follows that of the Qualla Boundary.