Blog; Carolyn and Friends, Stories from New Mexico

Fathers Day Stories, With A Side of Jewelry

Fathers Day Stories, With A Side of Jewelry. Happy Fathers Day Month! In June we honor our men folk in all sorts of different ways. Here at American West Jewelry we’ve put together what we think would make good gifts for dad: Subtle beaded bracelets, masculine cuffs, and bold I-mean-business rings, to name a few. […]

Stronger Together

Stronger Together! Through the Month of May, American West Jewelry is partnering with Roadrunner Food Bank of New Mexico to help feed families affected by Covid-19. Visit their website here: We will be donating 10% of all our proceeds to the food bank, which is the largest in the state, where, during ordinary circumstances, […]

Happy Mother’s Day

Happy Mothers Day!

Happy Mother’s Day! This year Mothers’ Day holds special significance as mommas and grandmas around the world are busier than ever taking care of their little ones during a unique time in history. As we find ourselves taking comfort in family and appreciating simple things, like hugs, more than ever, we can’t help but appreciate […]

A message from our gallery

Dear Friends and Family, A message from our gallery, joy and positivity will always be at the heart of creating and sharing Carolyn Pollack and American West Jewelry with you. As we all navigate through changes due to the Coronavirus, the safety of our team members, customers and everyone’s families is a top priority. We’d […]

A Message from Carolyn, Bill and the Team

A Message from Carolyn, Bill and the Team. We know you are receiving countless emails about the coronavirus and the important things we should all be doing to protect ourselves, families, friends, co-workers and our communities.  But it does take a few reminders, doesn’t it? Keeping our hands away from our face is probably the […]

Iconic Style, Reimagined

Iconic Style, Reimagined When we saw Aerin Lauder recreate a classic Millicent Rogers look in this month’s Town & Country, we were inspired! In her 1948 photo spread in Harper’s Bazaar, Rodgers, the Standard Oil heiress that took Taos by storm in the ’40s, made Navajo jewelry iconic and cool. A symbol of the Southwest […]

We support Wounded Warrior Project

We support Wounded Warrior Project. American West Jewelry would like to honor our brave military members, their families and caregivers by donating $10,000 to the Wounded Warrior Project. None of us will forget the shock, fear and uncertainty we felt on September 11, 2001. The world as we knew it changed forever. Wounded Warrior Project […]

Celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day

Celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day. Every year more cities across the country are replacing Columbus Day in favor of a new holiday – Indigenous Peoples Day. Here in Albuquerque, the change was made in 2015. New Mexico’s Indigenous population makes up 10.6%, with 22 distinct American Indian tribes calling this beautiful state home. Jewelry is a […]

Up-Up and Away! My how the years have flown by!

Up-Up and Away! My how the years have flown by! It’s my favorite time of year, the beginning of Fall and the launch of the happiest New Mexico event of the year, the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta! For 9 days, our beautiful blue skies are filled with hundreds of colorful hot air balloons. Pilots, volunteers […]

Festival Season is Here, Get Your Boho Beat On in Festival Favs Your Outfit Craves

Festival Season is Here Get Your Boho Beat On in Festival Favs Your Outfit Craves. The sun is shining, music is in the air, and we are busy planning the perfect outfits for that big gig we waited all winter to attend. All over the country we are emerging from our snowy cocoons and chilly […]

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