The Navajo are famous for their silverwork, an art they learned from
the Spanish. They made belts, necklaces, earrings, and rings from
Ketohs (GAY-toes) are wrist guards worn by
Navajo archers. The ketohs protected their arm from the snap of the
bowstring, which let them shoot more accurately and for longer periods
of time. It was an
important tool to an archer. Navajo artists used
silver to create decorative ketohs which could be worn by anyone.
Blankets: The Navajo did not weave cotton. They
traded for it, but they did not make it. Their weavers used wool.
Their blankets were even more colorful, and the patterns more
difficult, than blankets made by the famous Pueblo weavers.
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