Blog; Carolyn and Friends, Stories from New Mexico

Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta

Every October something extraordinary happens in New Mexico. The autumn season begins and the leaves slowly start to change colors. The very distinguishing scent of chile roasting and the cool mornings are what most of the locals look forward to. But by far the best representation of this time of year is seeing hundreds of […]

Our Turquoise Trail Staycation

Nothing makes a staycation extra special like a visit from your daughter and grandchildren!  Tiffany brought Easter and Ivo for their first summer vacation along the Turquoise Trail!  Bill and I were so excited to explore all of the fun right in our neck of the woods! First stop, Broken Saddle Riding Company in Cerrillos. […]

The BUZZ About Jennifer!

We’ve selected a few choice reviews of our Jennifer Nettles for American West Jewelry Collection that collectors are just raving about! Click the images below to purchase these items. “Love this entire set in Turquoise. I purchased the necklace and earrings too. Such a lovely petite design in such a simple flattering style. I purchased […]

American West and Jennifer Nettles: Our Collaboration Story

Recently, People Magazine’s Style Watch published the story of American West’s collaboration with Jennifer Nettles. In honor of the launch of Jennifer’s collection on, here’s the complete interview: Carolyn, why did you want to work with Jennifer? Caroyn Pollack (CP): I have always been a huge fan, not only of her music, but of Jennifer the […]

Update on our website transition

Hello everyone, we wanted to provide a response to some of the questions/comments we’ve received regarding our new websites, and From the beginning of this process last year, it was always our intent to have a website that was more beautiful, more functional, and easier-to-use than our previous site. Because our data shows […]