* Outstanding Two Grey Hills * Featured Sandpainting * Rare Monument Valley * Happy New Year 2021 *

December 31st, 2020

January 2021

2 Featured Navajo Rugs. 1 New Listing.

A new beginning; 2021. It’s going to keep getting better. 

We are adding on outstanding rug this month.

# 735 is an outstanding Toadlena / Two Grey Hills Navajo rug. Circa 1930. 43″ x 62″. Take a look at this one.

Toadlena Two Grey Hills Navajo Rug 735
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Featured Rugs

# 1131j is an outstanding hard to find large size Nightway Sandpainting weaving with whirling logs, 102″ x 70″, circa 1920.

Nightway Sandpainting Navajo Weaving Whirling Logs 1131J
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# 586 is a rare 100 year old Monument Valley pictorial double saddle blanket circa 1920, 35″ x 62″.

Monument Valley Pictorial Navajo Double Saddle Blanket 586
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This is all for January. Questions, let me know. Give me a call +1-559-259-9482 or reply to this email. 

Be safe and stay healthy.

Wishing you a Happy New Year and all the best in 2021.

Charley

December Featured Navajo Rugs. Sandpainting. Wide Ruins. 2020

November 29th, 2020

December 2020

2 Featured Navajo Rugs. 2 New Listings.

This Holiday decorate with a Native American flare.

Whether for your home, office, or to give, you’ll have a one-of-a-kind original piece of art created by a member of the Navajo Nation.

December Additions

# 1140 Two Grey Hills weaving in the Double Diamond format. An outstanding weaving. Circa 1940. 48″ x 85″. Very tightly woven.

Two Grey Hills Navajo Rug 1140 Featured JPG Image Charley's Navajo Rugs
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# 1138 J. B. Moore Trading Post variant of XIV and XXX from the 1911 catalog. Circa 1910. 44″ x 69″. Well woven. Will go great on your floor.

J.B. Moore 1911 Navajo Rug Catalogue Variant of XIV and XXX 1138 Charley's Navajo Rugs JPG Featured Image
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Featured Rugs

Prices have been reduced on the following rugs through December:

# 1130j Mother Earth Father Sky Sandpainting. Circa 1920. 67″ x 74″. $18000 through December.

Mother Earth Father Sky Sandpainting Navajo Weaving 1130J Image 001 Charley's Navajo Rugs for Sale
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# 1126 Wide Ruins Navajo Rug 40″ x 73″. Circa 1963. $900 through December.

Navajo Mesa Rug 1121
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After the first of the year, we will wholesale the rugs in closeout section.

Interested in any make a reasonable offer.

That is all for this month.

Any questions let me know. Give me a call +1-559-259-9482 or reply to this email. 

Be safe and stay healthy.

Wishing you a happy holiday and a Merry Christmas.

Charley

Sandpainting and Red Mesa November 2020 Featured Navajo Rugs for Sale

October 31st, 2020

November 2020

2 Featured Navajo Rugs.

It’s finally fall in central California and we are enjoying a break from the heat of a long, long summer.

Fall is a popular time to redecorate homes and offices and, in spite of the Coronavirus Pandemic, this year has been no different. Several of our rugs have new homes. We took our own advice and switched out a rug that was hung horizontally behind the couch in our family room for quite some time and replaced it with a Moki rug hung vertically.  It is surprising what a difference changing the direction made; the room feels taller and it looks fresh with that simple change.

We’re glad we made the switch.

Shop early for the holidays.  Our shipping partners tell us they expect an increase is the number of holiday packages and have warned us of longer shipping times and possible delays.

November Additions

Two rugs and one blanket have been added to the collection.

#1143 is a Navajo Germantown blanket circa 18880-1890. At 40″ x 87″, this eye catching blanket has a row of 15 serrated outlined diamonds down the center and similar half diamonds on each side. It is very tightly woven.

Navajo Germantown blanket circa 18880-1890
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#1133 is a Three Gallegos Dancer pattern, circa 1930. It is 39″ x 51″.

The Three Gallegos Dancers Navajo Rug for Sale 1133
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Featured Rugs

Prices have been reduced on the following rugs through November. # 1131j is a very special Nightway Sandpainting circa 1920. This large rug is 102″ x 70″. $9900 through November.

Nightway Sandpainting Navajo Weaving Whirling Logs 1131J
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# 1121 is a Red Mesa rug at 43″ x 72″ and circa 1930. $1000 through November.

Navajo Mesa Rug 1121
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That’s all for this month.

Any questions let me know. Be safe and stay healthy.

Give me a call +1-559-259-9482 or reply to this email.

Charley

Featured Germantown and Revival Navajo Rugs 3 New Listings October 2020

September 30th, 2020

With many people spending more time at home, they are taking time to freshen up and, sometimes, completely redecorate living rooms, dens, and home offices.

The geometric patterns of Navajo weavings can do a lot to add punch to a room; and the colors can totally change a room’s point of view. Neutral browns and creams can be calming while turquoise and red can brighten and bring attention to your décor. There are hundreds to choose from..

October Additions

Two rugs and one blanket have been added to the collection.

#1135 is an extremely well woven Teec Nos Pos style Navajo rug circa 1930. At 47″ x 70″; it is a great 90-year-old rug for the floor or wall.

Teec Nos Pos Navajo Rug
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#1137 is a variation of the 1911 JB Moore Catalogue plate XIV. It is circa 1910 and 41″ x 71″; it is a neat old rug.

JB Moore Navajo Rug
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#1136 is a transitional blanket circa 1890; it is 52 x 77. The colors in this great old blanket are outstanding and it is very well woven.

Transitional Navajo Blanket
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Featured Rugs

# 1072 is an outstanding Germantown Navajo Dress Panel circa 1880 to 1900; it is 30″ x 46″. I will not mind taking it off the wall in my office. $2,500.

Germantown Navajo Dress Panel
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# 998 is a revival Navajo blanket circa 1930 and 57″ x 78″; it is very tightly woven.

Revival Navajo Blanket
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That’s all for this month.

Any questions let me know. Be safe and stay healthy.

Give me a call +1-559-259-9482 or reply to this email.

Charley

September 2020 Featured Navajo Rugs: Teec and Three Turkey

August 31st, 2020

September 2020

2 Featured Navajo Rugs.

Long hot summer in California

Although none of them are closer than 50 miles from Hanford, the recent lightning caused fires throughout California literally surround us. It’s been extremely smoky and the sky is yellow except at sunset when it is deep red like the landscape of the Navajo Nation. Coupled with 100+ temperatures, it’s tough for firefighters and residents. We will get through this. And the pandemic. And the weakened economy. And whatever else comes our way.

Sandpainting Rug Update

The sandpainting rug we recently featured in Native American Arts magazine has been sold. If you had your eye on it, take a look at three other Sandpainting rugs we offer. These rare patterns can add variety to your collection of Navajo weaving styles.

Additions: A Blanket and Two Rugs

#1134 is a great old Red Mesa 3rd phase Chief’s blanket. It’s 65″ x 55″ and circa 1910. Yes. It’s over a hundred years old.

Red Mesa Navajo Rug for Sale 1121
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#1139 is a JB Moore Crystal Trading Post rug. It’s 48″ x 78″ and circa 1910. The large crosses in this pattern are real standouts. It’s of handspun yarn and very well woven.

Transitional Navajo Rug for Sale 1121
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#1142 is another Red Mesa Navajo rug woven in the style of a chief’s blanket. It’s 76″ x 57″ and circa 1930. There is some Germantown yarn in it. But mostly it’s made of handspun yarn.

Transitional Navajo Rug for Sale 1121
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Featured Rugs

#547 is a Teec Nos Pos contemporary rug woven by Master Weaver Lucy Begay in 2013. At 48″ x 72″ it’s a beautiful weaving.  $8000

Germantown Navajo Blanket for Sale 1128
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#406 is a Three Turkey Ruins Burntwater weaving by Master Weaver Helen Bia. She is the sister of Lucy Begay, another noted master weaver. It’s 24 ” x 38″ and circa 1987. $2900

JB Moore Crystal Trading Post Storm Pattern Navajo Rug for Sale
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Any questions let me know. Be safe and stay healthy.

Give me a call +1-559-259-9482 or email.

2020 Exhibit Postponed

August 6th, 2020

Due to the ever changing status of the Coronavirus Pandemic our exhibit at the Kings Art Center has been postponed until fall 2021.

Any questions let me know. Be safe and stay healthy.

Give me a call +1-559-259-9482 or reply to this email.

Charley

August 2020 Featured Navajo Rugs Transitional Rug and More

July 25th, 2020

August 2020

2 Featured Navajo Rugs.

We continue to be optimistic that our exhibit at the Kings Art Center will take place August 22-September 26th. We’ll keep you posted as the date approaches.

In the meantime, here are additions and highlights in the collection.

New to the Collection

# 1118 is a very well woven Navajo Transitional Blanket. It is circa 1890 to 1900 and is 39″ x 56″.

Red Mesa Navajo Rug for Sale 1121
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# 1121 is a Red Mesa rug with a very different pattern. This unique rug is 43″ x 72″ circa 1930.

Transitional Navajo Rug for Sale 1121
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Featured Rugs

# 1128 is a great old Germantown blanket circa 1880 to 1900. It is 52″ x 74″.

Germantown Navajo Blanket for Sale 1128
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# 1047 is a JB Moore Crystal Trading Post Plate XXVIII from the 1911 catalog. It is 45″ x 65″ circa 1910. This is an outstanding Navajo rug suitable for a wall hanging or on the floor.

JB Moore Crystal Trading Post Storm Pattern Navajo Rug for Sale
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Closeouts

Additions reductions have been made in our closeout collection.

Any questions let me know. Be safe and stay healthy.

Give me a call +1-559-259-9482 or reply to this email.

Charley

P. S. Our ad in the August / September issue of Native American Arts magazine features a large Sandpainting style rug representing the Navajo Nightway Ceremony. A rare and very special rug. If you don’t subscribe to the magazine you can click here to access the ads.

July 2020 Featured Navajo Rugs 4 New Listings for Sale

June 30th, 2020

July 2020

2 Featured Navajo Rugs.

Summer is a great time to freshen up home and office décor or add to your collection of Navajo rugs. We have some stellar pieces to consider.

Exhibit

We are optimistic that our exhibit at the Kings Art Center will take place August 22- September 26th. Details will be available soon.

New to the Collection

#1119 is a Moki Navajo blanket circa 1890 and 37″ x 71″. It is very nice quality in shades of purple, blue. black and red.

Moki Navajo Blanket for Sale 1119
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# 1116 features five female Yei with a red background circa 1930. It is 44″ x 33″.

Five Female Yei Navajo Rug for Sale 1116
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# 1114 is an Aniline dyed red, natural, white, black / brown and gray Navajo Eye Dazzler rug. It is 38″ x 76″ and circa 1940.

Eye Dazzler Navajo Rug for Sale 1114
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#1113 is a 21″ x 40″ Navajo dress panel circa 1930.

Navajo Dress Panel Navajo Weaving for Sale 1113
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Featured Rugs

# 1014 is a three column format with red, white, gray and black Maltese Crosses. Circa 1920. It is 47″ x 58″.

25% off for the month of July $2175.

Three Column Navajo Blanket for Sale 1014
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# 629 is a Three Turkey Ruins Burntwater by Helen Bia in green, taupe, black, white, gray and light gold. Circa 2013. It is 39″ x 61″.

25% off for the month of July $3000.

Three Turkey Ruins Burntwater by Helen Bia Navajo Rug for Sale 629
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Any questions? Give me a call or email.
Stay cool. Stay safe.

Charley

Featured Large Red Mesa Navajo Rug Circa 1910 to 1915 June 2020

June 1st, 2020

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As California and Hanford slowly open up after the national shutdown due to the Coronavirus pandemic, we’re optimistic that our exhibit at the Kings Art Center will take place August 22- September 26th. We’ll keep you posted in the coming months.

Four rugs are added to the collection this month.

# 1128 is a great Germantown blanket well over 120 years old. It is 52″ x 74″.

Germantown Navajo Blanket for Sale 1128
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# 1125 is a Klagetoh rug in a single diamond format. Circa 1950, it is 50″ x 72″ and very well woven.

Klaegetoh Navajo Rug for Sale 1125
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# 1127 is a contemporary Moki rug full of great colors. Circa 1960, it is 56″ x 73″.

Moki Third Phase Chiefs Blanket for Sale 1127
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# 1126 is a contemporary Wide Ruins rug. Circa 1950, it is 50″ x 72″ and very tightly woven.

Contemporary Wide Ruins Navajo Rug for Sale 1126
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Featured Rugs

# 1130j is an outstanding Mother Earth Farther Sky Sandpainting circa 1920. At 74″ x 67″ it is quite large. 15% off during June $17,935.

Mother Earth Father Sky Sandpainting Navajo Weaving 1130J Featured Navajo Rug for Sale
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# 1095 is a large Red Mesa rug circa 1910 to 1915. It is 59″ x 106″ and made with handspun yarn. 15% off during June $4,420.

Red Mesa Navajo Rug for Sale 1095 Featured Navajo Rug
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Reminder: 25% off the list price of closeout rugs ends June 30. Any questions let me know. Wash your hands. Stay well. Stay safe. (559) 259-9482 or reply.

Charley

Featured Navajo Rugs May 2020 Sandpainting and Moki

May 1st, 2020

May 2020

2 Featured Navajo Rugs.

We hope you are doing well and adapting to this ever changing situation.

Like the rest of the country, we are staying close to home and being very cautious about our interactions. Our relatively small rural farming community in central California has had very few Covid 19 cases and we are hopeful that the situation won’t get out of control so that this pandemic will be nothing more than a short chapter in our lives.

In the meantime, we are busy preparing for our upcoming exhibit at the Kings Art Center here in Hanford. At least two dozen weavings representing the various Navajo patterns and colors will be on display from August 21 until September 26. Preparation includes working with the center’s curator to select the pieces and writing informative pieces about the history of Navajo weavings; their use and symbolism.

Keep your eyes open for your personal invitation in early summer.

No rugs were added this month. The featured rugs are two. One especially high quality and rare piece.

Featured Rugs

# 1115 is a large Sandpainting from the Nightway Ceremony circa 1920, 71″ x 67″. It is an outstanding blanket. Discounted to $17900 for the month of May.

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# 1120 is a Contemporary Moki Navajo Rug 41″ x 59″ circa 2005. It is very tightly woven by Rena Begay. Discounted to $2,100 for the month of May.

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