The ambiance of an historic NM trading post has recently been restored to the 75 year old Nambe Trading Post.
The new curator, Cathy Smith, Emmy award winning costumer (of Dances with Wolves and 35 other Westerns) has brought back the charm and authenticity of this historic location. Her partner is Jennifer Jesse Smith, highly collected jewelry designer and silver smith
Movie costumes from the award winning Westerns Smith has costumed accent the collection of Navajo weavings – antique and contemporary, pueblo pottery, Zuni katsinas, and old pawn jewelry, as well as fine jewelry, paintings, & micaceous cookware by local artists working in traditional styles.
Moccasins, craft supplies, antique Venetian seed beads and buckskin are available as well. Classes are offered in beadwork, moccasin making, pueblo pottery, & bow making.
Tour groups are welcome: Smith offers Gallery tours and talks, catered luncheons on the portal, and artist demonstrations and workshops.
Come spend an afternoon in the agricultural village of Nambe Pueblo, relax with a cold drink on the portal, and experience a uniquely regional shopping experience, handpicked by Cathy Smith – from the best of Hollywood’s Westerns and the finest local artisans.