The Pilgrimage to Chimayo

It is the tradition of tens of thousands of people to make a pilgrimage to El Santuario de Chimayo each year on Good Friday during Easter season. In some cases the participants walk for hundreds of miles, sometimes bare-foot, sometimes carrying crosses which are often left on the grounds of El Santuario. Some people walk […]

A Santa Fe Holiday

What makes Santa Fe a special place to visit for the holidays?  Everything!!  The skiing, the shopping, the sightseeing, the museums, having breakfast of blue corn pancakes at the Burrito company, lunch at a historic hotel on the plaza, and dinner at any number of small locally owned cantinas surrounding the plaza.  It is truly […]

Holidays at the Gaylord Texan Resort

Officially been designated the Christmas Capital of Texas, Grapevine hosts more than 1,400 Christmas events in just a little more than 40 days!  Whew!  Add to that, a beautifully decorated Carolyn Pollack Sterling Gallery located inside the Gaylord Texan Resort, it’s a wonder Santa and his crew hasn’t made a permanent change in address! Grapevine, […]

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 […]