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If you are visiting New Mexico there might be few words that you have never heard before. Don't worry we are here to help! We will be posting a new New Mexican word every week to familiarize you with our verbiage. Let us know if you have ever heard of these words before! 

Nicho (NEE-cho)

Made from traditionally from mixed elements, a nicho is a small cut out in an adobe wall that can be used to display objects such as a work of art or a pot. Most commonly found in Santa Fe homes, nichos bring a unique touch to any home. Here are a few examples of nichos in Santa Fe... 

       

  

  
Stunning, extraordinary, dramatic, sexy… These are adjectives that only begin to describe the magic of Casa Contenta. Hidden behind high walls, this secluded…

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