Pueblo Pottery is an art form that hasn't changed for over a thousand years.

Pueblo Pottery

The potters today still find their clay in some secret spot where they live. They then mix the clay with water and sieve out the impurities, let it sit, then pour off the water and let it sit some more. The potter starts to build a pot using their coil method. After the pot has dried a bit, they rub it with a flat stone which will give it a shiny finish after firing. When painting the pot they still use a brown or white slip or collect wild spinach which is boiled down to a thick texture for the color black. The pottery is then placed on the ground and all kinds of slow burning fuel are built up around and on top of the pottery. The firing is an art form in itself.

Red Lizard Wedding Vase and Red Lizard Pot
Red Lizard Wedding Vase and Red Lizard Pot

Artist: Deldrick Cellcion, Zuni

Wedding Vase (front)
Size: 12 1/2" x 6 1/2"
Our price: $259.00
Product #: PB-025-A

Lizard Pot (back)
Size: 5 3/4" x 4 1/2"
Our price: $180.00 (SOLD)
Product #: PB-025-B

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Melon Wedding Vase and Pot
Melon Wedding Vase and Pot Made of Buff Colored Clay

Artist: Juanita Fragua, Jemez

Wedding Vase (top)
Size: 9" x 5 1/2"
Our price: $439.00 (SOLD)
Product #: PB-026-A

Pot (bottom)
Size: 4 1/2" x 5"
Our price: $152.00
Product #: PB-026-B

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Hopi Clay Pots
Hopi Clay Pots

Colleen Paleahla - Hopi "Fire Coyote". These pots are hand-coiled with the traditional Hopi clay and painted with traditional Hopi designs. They have a wonderful hand-made look at exceptionally low prices!

Top: Round Bowl
Size: 3 1/4" x 4 3/4"
Our price: $85.00 (SOLD)
Product #: PB-011-A

Bottom: Round Bowl
Size: 3" x 4 1/4"
Our price: $76.00 (SOLD)
Product #: PB-011-B

Left: Round Bowl
Size: 3 1/2" x 4"
Our price: $75.00 (SOLD)
Product #: PB-011-C

Right: Round Bowl
Size: 3 1/2" x 4 3/4"
Our price: $152.00
Product #: PB-011-D

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Black Polish Vase and Pot
Black Polish Vase and Pot

Top: Vase
Denise Chavarria is from the Santa Clara Pueblo. She learned pottery from her mother, Stella Chavarria. Denise makes contemporary shapes with traditional carvings on them. She has mastered the fine art of black polish. Awards:
Santa Fe Indian Market 1st & 2nd in various years.

Size: 4 1/2" x 3 1/4"
Our price: $328.00
Product #: PB-010-A

Bottom: Round Pot
Millie Chavarria learned the art of pottery from her mother, Pablita Chavarria. This seed pot has a carved water serpent design around it.

Size: 3 1/4" x 5 3/4"
Our price: $320.00 (SOLD)
Product #: PB-010-B

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Redware Vase and Pot
Redware Vase and Pot

Top: Dual Vase
Finely polished redware wedding vase. Sue is the sister of Alice Williams Cling and Susie Williams Crank. All three learned from their mother, Rose Williams, who is considered the matriarch of modern Navajo pottery. Sue coats each piece with a thin veneer of melted pine pitch. Her wedding vases are very collectible. Sue Ann Williams is of the Navajo Pueblo.

Size: 7 1/2" x 4 1/4"
Our price: $449.00
Product #: PB-020-A

Bottom: Round Pot
Michelle Williams of the Navajo pueblo learned the art of pottery from her grandmother, Rose Williams.

Our price: $225.00 (SOLD)
Product #: PB-020-B

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Acoma Pottery
Acoma Pottery

Leland Robert Vallo cleans his clay, mixes, hand-coils, shapes, paints and fires his pottery outdoors. Awards:
1996 New Mexico State Fair 1st Place
1997 New Mexico State Fair 2nd Place
1998 New Mexico State Fair 3rd Place

Size: 7 1/4" x 6"
Our price: $276.00
Product #: PB-012

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