Art and Crafts
The southwestern states are famous for beautiful, multi-cultural arts and crafts.
Do It Yourself Southwestern Mosaic Tile Projects
outhwestern Mosaic tile colors can include turquoise, tans, rusts, golden yellows, vibrant reds, orange, and lovely calm greens and blues. Patterns include sun and moon patterns along with cactus, coyotes, desert images, horses, and the Kokopelli image.
Ely Nevada Art Festival - Audio Interview With Dulcimer Woodworker
Listen in as I interview an amazing dulcimer woodworker. Audio interview. Since 1980 J.R. Nicholson has been in the business of creating exquisite works of art from wood.... which just happen to be musical instruments as well. He worked on making and selling his craft part-time for about 22 years. N
Inspirational Hispanic Art - Taos New Mexico -Lydia Garcia - Santera
Steeped in the Hispanic traditions of art, culture and religion, Lydia's art reflects the passion and depth of her cultural heritage. Her work is about the Catholic tradition influenced by the early priests traveling into this nearly untouched Northern regions of New Mexico.
Nevada Rag Rug Weaver - Audio Interview With Mary Ann Plavi
The colorful carpets or rag rugs are what draw your attention and beg you to touch. Digging through the piles of rugs, runners and place mats is so much fun... itīs like finding a trunk of your grandmothers linens in the attic and reveling in the softy goodness of each lovingly folded piece.
Santos America's Most Unique Folk Art
Galleries and shops throughout New Mexico sell santos and retablos to the art lover, the historian and collectors. History and art have combined to produce one of Americaīs most unique folk art.
Winning Prickly Pear Soap Recipe Southwest USA Homepage | Editor's Picks Articles | Top Ten Articles | Southwest USA Site Map
Using a pre-made soap base Prickly Pear soap is as simple as melting the base and adding 1 part prickly pear juice to 4 parts melted soap base. Watch for thorns when peeling!
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