Venetian Cloaks by Cathy Smith for Christmas!

Coats 2015

Shown in Santa Maria Novella, Florence, Italy:  The perfect statement cloak for winter or rainy season: Pendleton napless blankets, lined with silk satin, oversize hood, huge pockets welted in black leather.

Limited edition of 10 handmade by Cathy Smith.  There are 4 left!! Get yours now.

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Smith & Smith, Mother & Daughter at Nambe Trading Post and True West, Santa Fe

Inside Santa Fe Ad 2-18-15 Feathers in 18 K. gold and in Warbonnets!

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January smoke signals!

IMG_1130We had a wonderful Holiday season here at the trading post .Our guests enjoyed mulled cider and the famous biscocittos of northern New Mexico sitting by our adobe fireplace.

Now that the festivities are over, the kids back in school, and winter is upon us,we are turning our attention back to our art:  Painting, beading moccasins, and designing new jewelry, so that by springtime there is a new rich, creative offering for our visitors.

The trading post will be open by appointment from January through March, so please just give us a call if you’d like to stop by.  Our regular hours will be suspended until Spring comes!  We hope you have a warm and fulfilling winter!

tipi in snow

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Saltillo Serape

We just got in this gorgeous old Saltillo Serape in Christmas Colors!serape

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Great combo for Christmas giving

Med bag & dragonfly copy

An exquisitely beaded Medicine bag and sterling silver Lakota dragonfly. It is often said that our loved ones come back as Dragonflys.

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Trip Advisor Recommends the Nambe Trading Post

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This was my first trip out west to NM. I love all the architecture, pottery, silver work that fill the area. But after a couple days of site seeing and shopping, everything began to feel the same. Cheap commercial replicas … Continue reading

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Ethnographic Couture

chief blanket frontFind the cutting edge of wearable vintage Western ethnographic clothing, hats, boots and memorabilia at the Historic Nambe Trading Post.  From 7th Cavalry shell jackets to Plains Indian warshirts, Fred Harvey jewelry and Navajo Chief’s Blankets.

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