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Native Trails

by Arts and Crafts Editor on August 13, 2010

in Sinks

Phone: (800) 786-0862
Address: 4173-A Santa Fe Rd., San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Website: Click here for more information

Copper basins of unparalleled quality are hand-hammered, merging function and form. Age-old craftsmanship and modern designs for bath, bar, and kitchen.

“I founded Native Trails with a dream of combining artisan heritage, innovative design, and sustainable materials. This is a passion I gratefully live out every day.”

-Naomi Neilson Howard, Founder/CEO

Cocina-DuetPro1Blazing a Native Trail
In 1996, Naomi founded Native Trails, using her passion for artisan tradition, sustainability, and fair trade practices to bring the work of undiscovered artisans from central Mexico first to central California and then on to living spaces worldwide. Combining the artisans’ age-old traditions with contemporary design and sustainable materials, Naomi broke new ground with Native Trails iconic copper sinks, and helped to introduce copper as a mainstay material for the kitchen and bath.

Artisan Crafted from Raw Materials
Under Naomi’s effervescent leadership, Native Trails continues to innovate with their creative designs, utilizing natural materials like reclaimed barn wood, repurposed wine staves and barrels from local wineries, bamboo, NativeStone™, and recycled copper.

Blazing New Trails
Today, Native Trails leads the industry in artisan crafted, sustainable products for kitchen and bath design; Native Trails kitchen and bath sinks, copper tubs, and bathroom vanities are sold in over 1,300 showrooms throughout the United States, Canada, and beyond.

Naomi and her team continue to find new trails to be forged, researching new offerings and traveling throughout the world, searching out undiscovered artisans who can bring life to Native Trails’ innovative designs, including handmade decor, gifts, and lifestyle products for the home and office, available through

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