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Richardsons Trading Company

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Address: 222 West 66th Ave., Gallup, NM 87301
Phone Number: 505.722.4762
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Real Native American jeweleries

When I was a little kid I used to always like going into this pawnshop just to look at the jewelry they have in their showcase. Just looking at the many types Native American... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 27, 2015
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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

This is a real trading post. I would consider it as "southwestern supermarket". Locals may find some specialty items for their farming, hunting, and related businesses, such as rifles, saddles, etc. Also plates, pots painted by natives, jewelry, valuable stones, model wooden sculptures, and even red hot chili peppers can be found in this large store. It was really interesting... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

When I was a little kid I used to always like going into this pawnshop just to look at the jewelry they have in their showcase. Just looking at the many types Native American jewelry is an art work in itself.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015 via mobile

I can't stress how wonderul the owner is! Her customer service is impeccable. I was in the store for 2 hours looking at all the amazing turqioise. She stayed with me the whole time helping to find pieces that fit my taste. I am a turquoise lover and this was hands down the best selection I have seen. If you... More 

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

I picked out a bracelet to see that had a price if over $3,000!! Then I saw an identical bracelet in the next case with a price of @ $400. I asked the lady what the difference was (I know a but about turquoise jewelry). She asked a blonde lady that appeared to be a manager or owner, and that... More 

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Tyler
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

This is as close as you will come today to a real native American trading post. It is steeped in history and has an unbelievable number of things for sale. Some say its prices are high. Remember, you are buying unique items, not a commodity. Also, when you buy here you know that you are getting what they say you... More 

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Malad City, Idaho, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Richardson's Trading Company has over 3000 Navajo Rugs on display. They have displays of painted kachina dolls, bright weavings, old pawn and contemporary Native American jewelry; row upon row of concho belts, bracelets, rings, coral strands, silver squash blossom necklace, and turquoise beads

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Fredericksburg, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

My wife wanted to stop and check this place out and boy are we glad we did. They have an amazing collection of silver and turquoise jewelry and so much more. They place is a must see when visiting Gallup. You won't be sorry.

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Nothing like it anywhere for sheer volume, variety, quality, information and service. Undoubtedly Native American artisans are masters in so many materials and styles; Richardson's is a monument to their creativity. We also were helped by Rose, who told of the history of the huge store (perhaps it should be called a museum), how pawn works for locals, what is... More 

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Dronfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Very interesting collection of Indian silver and jewellery and the rugs are magnificent. The staff are very knowledgable and helpful but we found the prices a bit on the high side. I can appreciate that a lot of work goes into the making of these items, but I would prefer to pay the craftsman, not the retailer.

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Ludlow, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

If you think you just happened to wander in during a 2/3 off sale you're obviously a newbie. For as long as I can remember, most trading posts and pawn shops in the southwest have always priced things at 3 times the asking price. Then you can start haggling from there. If you think the rugs and jewelry at Richardson's... More 

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Address: Address: 222 West 66th Ave., Gallup, NM 87301
Phone Number: 505.722.4762
Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Gallup

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