Andrews Pueblo Pottery: Native American Art including Hopi, Maria Martinez black pots, beadwork and Doug West.
 
  Heartline deer olla by Lucy Lewis, Acoma Pueblo \\ Polished redware vase by Virginia Garcia, Santa Clara Pueblo
 
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Cochiti carvings  
 
The art of Salvador Romero.  
With minimal carving, Salvador shapes the stones he finds in his walks around Cochiti Pueblo into the animal spirits he senses within. So revered are Salvador's carvings that several have been cast in bronze.  

Jewelry  
 
Handmade; artist designed; award-winning.  
All our jewelry is Native American made and purchased directly from the maker. Turquoise is natural unless otherwise stated.  

Katsina Dolls  
 
Hopi creations, carved from cottonwood root.  
Hopi katsina dolls are depictions of the myriad supernatural Beings of the Hopi religion, benevolent spirits who appear at certain times of the year to aid all humans. The carving of katsina dolls helps perpetuate this religion, instructing the uninformed and reminding all others just who these spirits are.  

Nacimientos  
 
Nativity sets.  
Nacimiento is the Spanish word for nativity sets or creches. These little tableaux are made by all the Pueblos. When the Spanish brought their religion to the Native Americans of the New Mexico area, the peaceful Pueblo Indians embraced the culture and celebrated its customs along with their own.  

Pottery  
 
Authentic hand-coiled, native-fired pottery.  
The pottery of Native Americans has a long and colorful history that tells us about their ancestry, their movements, their culture and their art. Each Pueblo of the Southwest makes pottery in the traditional way taught by its ancestors from clay dug on its ancestral Pueblo land. That makes the pottery of each Pueblo unique. While Acoma's clay is white and fine, the clay of Santa Clara is full of impurities and difficult to form. Each Pueblo developed its traditions around the properties of its native clay as well as the designs found on historic pottery shards in the area and myths within the culture. And the art evolves and changes as the artists evolve and change. Pueblo pottery can be viewed as a ceramic anthropology text.  

Sheldon Harvey figures  
 
Spirits from the First World of the Navajo.  
The Ye'ii are the numerous deities of Diné creation stories. There are no standardized images, and these works are Sheldon's imaginings as he studies his Native religion. Carved of rough juniper, pinon and cedar, the Ye'ii figures and masks are fancifully decorated with paint, macaw feathers, horsehair and yucca. Sheldon's paintings evoke the desert landscape where he lives, and feature Beings from Diné mythology in various stages of evolution through the five worlds that produced the Navajo people. Before creating these images, Sheldon asked and received permission from the tribal elders. His work is haunting and powerful, and makes itself at home in any environment.  

Sheldon Harvey paintings  
 
Oil on canvas or board; all original.  
The Ye'ii are the numerous deities of Diné creation stories. There are no standardized images, and these works are Sheldon's imaginings as he studies his Native religion. Carved of rough juniper, pinon and cedar, the Ye'ii figures and masks are fancifully decorated with paint, macaw feathers, horsehair and yucca. Sheldon's paintings evoke the desert landscape where he lives, and feature Beings from Diné mythology in various stages of evolution through the five worlds that produced the Navajo people. Before creating these images, Sheldon asked and received permission from the tribal elders. His work is haunting and powerful, and makes itself at home in any environment.  

Storytellers & Figures  
 
Pottery figures, traditionally made & fired.  
When Helen Cordero made her first storyteller in 1964, a male in honor of her grandfather Santiago Quintana, she created a sensation and an artform. Cochiti Pueblo had a longstanding tradition of figurative pottery making, but not specifically of adults passing oral history to children. The popularity of Helen's storytellers revived interest in figure making at Cochiti, and spread it to neighboring Pueblos. Today storytellers are made by all the Pueblos, in both human and animal forms.  

Zuni Fetish Carvings  
 
Both traditional and realistic works of art.  
Authentic Native American carvings are the only kind we carry. All Pueblo people carve fetishes and use them in their healing and hunting ceremonies. But, as the Hopi have become renowned for selling katsinas, the Zuni are famous for selling fetish carvings.  

 
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