Navajo Blankets: How to Spot a Fake (or Make One)

An Authentic Navajo Textile

An Authentic Navajo Textile

Consider accenting your Southwestern style interior with a touch of color. Rugs and textiles can really bring a room together. Add either a Navajo or a Zapotec rug to accent your rooms. An authentic Navajo weaving can cost more than a Navajo-looking rug. If you’re after authenticity, look for a few key points and differences to help you see whether or not you’re getting what you pay for. We found a handy guide on SFGate.com. Their source has more photos: WeavingInBeauty.com. Whether you use this information for good and get yourself a nice genuine Navajo blanket or rug, or you choose to use it for evil… we’re sure you’ll find this information indispensable.

[SF Gate]

[Weaving In Beauty]

 

 

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