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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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If Gallup had a museum of Indian art, this would be it!

There is no way to describe Richardson's - it is absolutely the biggest, most extensive collection of Indian (mostly Navajo) rugs, jewelry, fetishes, leather goods - most of it... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2016
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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place was recommended in several guidebooks but it was so expensive. It was basically just rugs, turquoise jewelry and saddles.

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Alamogordo, New Mexico
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73 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The inventory of items in this store cannot be surpassed. The service is friendly and very professional. Larry Fulbright took excellent attention to our needs. He went out of his way to make sure we had exactly what we wanted. Will go back there again.

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Gallup, New Mexico
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8 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

Very authentic navaho fare , somewhat expensive , The selection is ok but Perry Null is much better. certainly the best and most authentic native american place on Route66. All the others are owned by middle eastern individuals who PRIVATELY employ navaho

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Hampshire, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

I was looking to buy a cuff bracelet and the sales lady told me my wrist was too small for the selection they had and wouldn't show me anymore. When I asked the prices of the items, I didn't get an answer. The people weren't rude but they weren't helpful. I won't go back or recommend it either.

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New York City, New York
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28 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016 via mobile

Do not miss this treasure of an emporium. Beautiful native jewelry including old pawn, unique collectibles and rugs, rugs and more rugs! All authentic. The building itself is museum quality. Some rooms have old tin ceilings. You could easily spend a hour or two poking around. Don't be turned off by the neighborhood and be sure to check it out... More 

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New Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

There is no way to describe Richardson's - it is absolutely the biggest, most extensive collection of Indian (mostly Navajo) rugs, jewelry, fetishes, leather goods - most of it having been pawned by Indians for ready cash. Peek in the back room and you will see hundreds, maybe thousands, of turquoise pieces hanging on the walls. It is truly mind-boggling.... More 

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Oakdale, California
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

Fantastic array of Indian jewelry. Antique, pawn, new and old. The woman that helped us, Wanda, was so well informed and helpful. Planning on a return trip soon.

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Bluffton, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016 via mobile

Richardson ' s has undoubtedly the largest selection of Navajo jewelry. The salespeople were so helpful and informative.

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Kearney, Missouri
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32 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016

It's impossible to even begin to describe the jewelry, pottery, Navajo rugs, and other relics that are housed in this store/trading post. Although this merchandise is for sale, it's mostly a place to stop, look, and learn about the beauty, history and culture of the very best Native American artists you'll ever find. Nothing in the Smithsonian can touch what... More 

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Rock Springs, Wyoming
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

We had an unexpected guided tour that was narrated by one of the experienced clerks. Excellent experience that is a definite must stop here.

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