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SHIMA' of Navajoland

Making juniper ash for our blue corn soap

Cynthia Hizer

Making juniper ash for our blue corn soap

juniper ash is burned, sifted, and added in small amounts to our blue corn soap - just as we add it to our blue cornmush or cornbread.  It is highly alkaline and deepens the blue color - it also adds nutrients . Or makes them more available - from protein to B vitamins. take a look at this informative article at navajorecipes.com    

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Paper oh paper!

Better Shipping Hand paint paper SHIMA navajo

Paper oh paper!

We are in a paper-painting frenzy at SHIMA. Judy, Sedona, and others are getting in on it. Copper, turquoise, canyon colors, and corn lady always peaking out. Available now for sale on the website under the seeds and farm products collection.

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Blue blue blue cornmeal

Cynthia Hizer

Blue blue blue cornmeal

Cornmeal is beautiful! We are grinding weekly.  

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Shipping in Blue

Cynthia Hizer

Shipping in Blue

Recently we've taken to wrapping our products for shipping in our favorite color - turquoise! Thank you for all your orders and loyalty to SHIMA products. New ones on the way any day!

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Valley Guests - warm welcome in spite of snow.

Cynthia Hizer Arizona Beautiful made in usa Navajo Shima Snow Soaps Water is life

Valley Guests - warm welcome in spite of snow.

It may have been snowing and furnace not working but our hearts were warm today with new friendships. Folks from St John the Baptizer in Glendale, AZ ( the warm part of the state ) are working with us on packaging. Raina Brown wrapped Anne Warner in a Pendleton blanket to keep her warm. Barbara Nation gave us wonderful advice. A great day of inspiration.

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