About Us

Kris' area of interest and expertise is Plains Indians 1800 to 1880 (classic American Fur Trade and Indian Wars periods). From the time she was a small child, Kris’ fascination with native cultures has led to a lifetime of reading and learning. Kris holds a bachelor’s degree in History, has visited the archived collections of major museums, and has participated in many authentic living history events.



Owner's Message

Thank you for visiting Sharp Knife's Blanket.  Your interest and enthusiasm for authentic Plains Indian items is much appreciated, and I enjoy sharing my knowledge with you. The replicas I create and share are meant to enlighten and inspire those who view and use them. More…


Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is a historic reproduction?

When we reproduce items as historic reproductions, our goal is to recreate the product using the same materials and designs used in original pieces. If you are interested in obtaining more information regarding the authenticity of a product's design, please contact us for documentation. We would be happy to oblige.


Sharp Knife Woman, Kris Swanson

Contact Us: 970-309-3353     sharpknifesblanket@yahoo.com

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