About Us

Established in October, 2012 "Flavors of the West" was founded by my husband and myself based on a love for the cultures and history of the American West. 

As a retired history teacher, I have researched the heritage of cultures that blended together to form the American West.  My husband, being of Native American decent, brings added insight to what we offer.  Through our business, we've been able to enjoy more of the artifacts, items with a Native American flare or Southwest Traditions than if we hadn't started this business. We truly enjoy sharing products with our customers that reflect this history and because of  our deep felt love of what we are doing our customer's satisfaction is of upmost importance to us.

We are currently working directly with the Navajo Nation, the Pueblo Nation, the Lakota Sioux Nation, and offer an array of Native American Jewelry and Native American Pottery.  We also have started working with leather & making beaded jewelry in the western tradition.

We  carry many  assessaries and apparel by well known designer lines such as "Tasha Polizzi" , "Scully", "Ryan Michael", "Raviani Designer Handbags" and now "Grace Jeans".  Tasha Polizzi creates her line with a great respect for the Native American Culture.  Scully has been in business since 1906 and carries on the tradition of Western Clothing & leather goods through their line.  Raviani has been making quality handbags since the 90's with many made locally.  We continue to expand the S.W. & Native American Rugs we've offered since the beginning.  We are proud to announce we are now a Pendleton Representative too.

We offer a variety of ways to shop for our  products which include:

 

1. Our suites in Frisco Mercantile:  Suites #1113 & #1114 in "Frisco Mercantile".  The address is 8980 Preston Rd. (S.E. of where Main & Highway #289 Preston Rd. intersect.)

2.Our custom made jewelry and smaller re-purposed wooden items through our online Etsy Shop. 

3. Our apparel, S.W. Textiles, Native American Jewelry through our Web page.

4. We also go to some Craft shows and Rodeos and other local events.

 

Thank you for your interest in our Business,

 

-Carl and Suzanne Nichols

 

 

    * We have expanded our inventory of apparel and hope you check our product section frequently as its not static.

    * American West's "Annie's Secret" line are LTC Purses that are not only functional but beautifully hand tooled purses that will last a lifetime.  We also carry their regular line and can order directly from them anything they have in stock.  We adding Bandanna Purses by American West.  

    

     **Currently, there are sales on some out of season items.

 

  

     

 

 


Frequently Asked Questions

Q:  Do you have a store front?

A: We now have one large Suite (1113 & 1114) in Frisco Mercantile; 8980 Preston Rd., Frisco, TX.  

 

Q:  What are the hours of your Suite?

A: Frisco Mercantile hours Monday through Friday are 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. & Sunday 12:00 noon - 5:00 p.m.

 

Q:  What unique services do you offer?

A:  If you are interested in seeing our beautiful S.W. textiles in your on home, we can make an appointment within a 30 mile radius of Little Elm, TX.

 

Q:  How do you offer such high quality items at such reasonable prices?

A.  First, we really enjoy what we are doing and want to share the culture of the American West with others.  Secondly, we do not have the expense of a  large storefront but have opted for 1 Kiosk at the above mentions location. This allows us to pass savings on to our customers.

 

Q:  What Native American Tribes do you work with to offer their jewelry and other artifacts?

A.  We currently work directly with the Navajo Nation and the Pueblo Nation from New Mexico and the Lakota Sioux Nation in S. Dakota.  This helps the artisan who makes the piece receive more for their work and also allows us to offer a better price for the jewelry and pottery.  We are happy to announce adding pieces by the admired Silver Smith Tommy Singer and will continue to look for his pieces.

 

Q:  Do you offer any other types of jewelry?

A.     We design jewelry which includes wrap bracelets, leather cuffs, and other necklaces & earrings all with a western flair.  Most of these pieces are offered on our Etsy Shop.  There is a link to our shop at the bottom of each page of our webpage and also on our home page. (Shopping Cart)

 

Q:  What are some of your most popular items?

A:  The Repurposed Rug Rails which display our rugs and can also be used to display quilts or tapestries has been a favorite.  These are offered on both our Etsy Shop and our webpage.  Also, the wrap bracelets that I design have been very popular on our Etsy Shop and local shows we attend. 

 

Q: What types of textiles do you offer and where were they created?

A.  We offer hand-woven rugs both in Acrylic and Wool.  Some were loomed by Zapotec Native Americans and others were loomed in India.  Also, we offer S.W. hand woven pillows in Wool and also Western Style Pillows in Faux Leather.  We now have S.W. Acrylic blankets, along with new table runners & place-mats under our S.W. Housewares section. We are please to announce, we are now a Pendleton Rep.  We can order anything that is in their stock.

 

Q:  Is your entire inventory on your website?

A.  No. Due to continual upkeep of our website, our Etsy Shop, and our Kiosk we just can't stay current.  We also have many one of a kind items.  We'd love it if you don't find what you're looking for if you would contact us.  We may have it or would try to find it for you.  Also, we can order in stock apparel direct from  Scully, Tasha Polizzi and now American West.  These orders will be shipped directly to our customer.

 

Q:  How do you choose what lines to sell?

We choose companies which quality and customer satisfaction is important. Examples are: Tasha Polizzi, Scully, Ryan Michael & a limited amount  Double D Tees)  We are also proud of the Native American Tribes which are our business partners.  Our latest companies we represent are "American West/Bandanna Purses and Pendleton. Pendleton has been in business since the 1800's and have the best quality of wool textiles & clothing.

 

Q:  Where do you ship your products?

A:  Anywhere in the United States and Canada

 


Size Chart
Size Small Medium Large X-Large
Bust 34 1/2" - 35 12" 36 1/2" 38" 39 1/2" 41" - 42"
Waist 26 1/2" - 27 1/2" 28 1/2" - 30" 32 1/2" 34 1/2" - 35"
Sleeve 31" 32 1/2" 33" 33 1/2"
Hip/Seat 36 1/2" 38" - 40" 41 1/2" 43 - 43 1/2"