|Weavers from the Navajo nation have grown to international prominence. What started as a form of trading and economic sustenance for the Navajo has morphed into an art form that is reflected in the quality of materials and skills.
The style of a Navajo rug is based upon the area that it was developed. For instance, a Two Grey Hills style rug is so named because it was in this region of the Navajo nation that the rug was first introduced, usually at the request or guidance of a local trading post. Here is a list of the different patterns for Navajo rugs:
Eye Dazzler Rugs
Two Grey Hills Rugs
Here are some other Native American Art Websites:
Smithsonian American Indian Artt - Visit the Smithsonian!
American Indian Art - American Indian Art and Native American Art introductions
American Indian Pottery
Acoma Pottery - Acoma Pottery from the Sky City
Hopi Pottery - Hopi Pottery is the polychrome pottery
San Ildefonso Pottery - San Ildefonso Pottery, also known as Black-on-Black pottery by Maria Martinez
American Indian Jewelry
Santo Domingo Jewelry - Santo Domingo Jewelry is fine lapsidary work
Zuni Jewelry and Fetishes - Zuni Jewelry is amazing!
American Indian Baskets
Indian Baskets - Native American Baskets from the Navajo, Hopi, California
There is much lore behind Navajo weaving.