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Hopi Tribe Symbol Glossary

Hopi Tribe Symbol Glossary

Use this Hopi Tribe Symbol glossary to learn more about some of the more common symbols used on Native American Jewelry, and specifically within the Hopi Tribe Community. Veryl Pooyouma is the talented Hopi artist who hand crafts all of our sterling silver Hopi jewelry.
Different Types of Turquoise

Different Types of Turquoise

Lema's Kokopelli Gallery carries a wide variety of turquoise jewelry from many different Native American artists across the American Southwest. Below is a glossary to help you understand the different turquoise gemstones and a little history on where the turquoise gemstones originate from. 
Get to know the Kabana Jewelry Brand

Get to know the Kabana Jewelry Brand

"The name Kabana is a Greek word that means “bell” and bells throughout history have signified a special moment in your life,” said Nick Eleftheriou, Kabana’s vice president.
Meet The Artist: Veryl Pooyouma

Meet The Artist: Veryl Pooyouma

My name is Veryl Pooyouma from the village of Hotevilla. I am full Hopi of the Sun and Corn Clan.
  • Tony Lema
Zuni Fetishes: The History

Zuni Fetishes: The History

According to the Second Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology as submitted by Frank Hamilton Cushing in 1881, the Zuni world is made up of 6 regions or directions. At the center of each region is a great mountain peak that is a very sacred place.