The Origin of the Squash Blossom

The squash blossom has played an important role in indigenous culture, especially within the Navajo community. Ironically enough, the symbol was something that did not originate from Native American but Spanish conquistador. Whether you own jewelry with the squash blossom or not, understanding this symbol is to understand the Native American culture.  The Squash Blossom …

Top 5 Reasons to Buy Minimalist Jewelry

Fang Jewelry has a variety of jewelry suitable for any audience. Although most are influenced by Native American culture, there are other categories. Our minimalist jewelry has a unique essence with little details you would not see anywhere else. Therefore, here’s why minimalist jewelry is the way to go when purchasing jewelry. 1. Easy to style …

How to Care and Clean Deerskin Leather

Throughout history, deerskin leather has been popular amongst Native Americans for everyday materials. At Fang Jewelry, we have pieces highlighted with it. This gives our jewelry an indigenous essence that’s unique. When buying our jewelry, we want to make sure your item stays in pristine condition. Therefore, here’s how you keep your the leather in perfect …

Navajo Symbols and Motifs Meaning

Many Navajo symbols and motifs were drawn and woven on blankets, clothing and many other commodities. Additionally, our pieces at Fang Jewelry have these motifs that are common in the Navajo community. Below, you will read about their significance and how they came about. Triangle and Diamonds Two of the earliest Navajo symbols and motifs …

Who is Kokopelli?

Our collections have various symbols and icons that are important in Native American culture. One of these icons is Kokopelli, who is commonly seen in the Southwest of the United States. But who was Kokopelli and why is he so icon? Here we have your answers for you. Who is Kokopelli? Kokopelli is a fertility …

Why Are Feathers Valued?

In Native American culture, feathers have a great and high standard of what it represents. It’s more than just something that falls from a bird. Since it comes from an animal that is highly valued, the feather is very sacred. Why are feathers valued? Feathers are associated with birds since it comes from the animal. Therefore, …

Finding Native American Culture in the United States

As buyers of Native American jewelry, it is best to have some knowledge of what kind of pieces you are representing. Whether it’s understanding symbols, like the Thunderbird or feathers. There are many ways to conserve their culture through powwows, oral tradition, artifacts and the greatest one, museums. Here are some of the best museums to indulge …

Handmade Jewelry: The Arrow Meaning

Native American’s main form of communication was through history, thoughts, ideas, and dreams. With that, symbols and signs, like arrows, played a major role in how they were expressed. The arrow meaning amongst Native American culture vary from tribe to tribe and to understand the meaning, we have it here for you. The Arrow – A …

History of Native American Jewelry

Here at Fang Jewelry, we dedicate our collections to Native American culture specifically the Navajo Tribe.  Since Native American jewelry has become common in this generation, one should be educated on how Native American jewelry began. So when you’re wearing this type of jewelry at festivals, you know the history of it. History on Native …

What is the Whirling Log?

Our collection has different symbols that are used and common within the Native American community. One of the symbols that might cause you to question what it means is the whirling log due to its negative reputation from the Nazis and World War II. In this article, we break down what the swastika represents. Origin …