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Acoma Pueblo Pottery


Traditional Acoma pottery is made using a slate-like clay found within the hills surrounding the Pueblo. When fired using traditional methods, this clay allows the potters to form very thin walls, a common and sought after characteristic of Acoma pottery. Although hand coiled pottery is preferred for its collectability, there are many fine Acoma artists who prefer to use pour molded or greenware pots as their canvas. While pour molded pots do not retain the same value as a traditionally hand coiled piece, their low price point makes them great for decorating or for gifts. We carry a wide range of Authentic Acoma pottery from artists like Dorothy Torivio, Sandra Victorino, Frederica Antonio, Rachel Aragon, Theresa Garcia-Salvador, Wilfred Garcia, Leland Robert Vallo, Kim Vallo, Paula Estevan, Robert Patricio, Franklin Peters and more. For more info on the Acoma Pueblo, click here.

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Acoma Pueblo Pottery


by Keith Joe

 

This pour molded pot features bird and geometric designs in black and orange.  It is signed by the artist.


4 1/2" Tall, 5 3/4" Wide


Suggested Retail $105.00 / Your Price: $80.00


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Acoma Pueblo Hand Coiled Pottery


This detailed piece is from Acoma Pueblo. This piece has bold geometric designs surrounding nature scenes. It is signed A. Chino by the artist, Alicia Chino.

 

8 3/4" Tall, 8 7/8" Wide


Suggested Retail $460.00 / Your Price: $345.00


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Hand Coiled Pottery


by Westly Begaye


Westly was born into the Navajo Nation in 1965. He was taught by his long time companion, Marie Francis Vallo, an Acoma potter who is the mother of Leland, Kim and Thomas Vallo. Westly's work is a fusing of Navajo and Acoma traditions. He has developed his own unique style, giving his pots an amazing contemporary flare.


Westly is well known for his beautiful parrot, flute player and lizard designs. He continues to grow as an artist and is gaining in popularity among mainstream collectors. He signs his work as Westly B or W/B along with the name of the design and the year.


8 3/4" Tall, 6 3/4" Wide


Suggested Retail $525.00 / Your Price: $390.00


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Acoma Hand Coiled Pueblo Pottery


by Dave Antonio


This hand coiled pot features geometric designs in black and white.  It is signed by the artist.


7 5/8" Tall, 8 1/4" Wide


Suggested Retail $365.00 / Your Price: $258.00


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Acoma Pueblo Hand Coiled Pottery


by Terrence Chino Sr.

 

Terrance M. Chino, Sr. is a full blooded Native American Indian. He is a member of the Sun Clan and he was born in 1965 into the Acoma Pueblo. He learned the ancient traditional methods of working with clay art from his mother, the late, Evelyn L. Chino. She taught him all the fundamentals of where to gather clay and how to prepare and hand coil pottery. She also taught him the importance of continuing the long lived tradition of his ancestors.

 

Terrance gathers his clay, natural pigments, and vegetation from within the Acoma Pueblo. He cleans it for impurities and hand mixes it with sand and water to temper the clay. Then, he begins the hand coiling process, he prays and chants while he works on his pottery so that each piece is blessed. When he has completed the hand coiling and his pot has taken form he sets them out to dry. While the pottery is drying he breaks down all his plants so that he may begin hand boiling colors for his masterpieces. He gathers plants such as spinach plant and wild flowers for this process. When his pottery is fully dried he sands each piece to a smooth finish and begins hand painting with the stem of a yucca plant which has been fashioned into a brush. He hand paints his favorite designs of checkerboards, flowers, mimbres, and sunfaces. Finally, Terrance fires his pottery the traditional way, outdoors. He signs his pottery as: Terrance M. Chino, Sr., Acoma, N.M. Terrance is related to: Terrance M. Chino, Jr. (son) Emil Chino, Jeffrey Chino, Sr., (brothers), Ilona Chino, Colleen Marian, Marlene Vallo, Idene Mariano (sisters), Ivan F. Chino (father), and the late, Evelyn L. Chino (mother).


7 7/8" Tall, 9" Wide


Suggested Retail $800.00 / Your Price: SOLD


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Acoma Pueblo Pottery Wedding Vase


This is a pour molded piece that is hand painted on all sides with geometric turquoise designs. Signed by the Acoma artist, Joseph Lewis.

 

8 1/2" Tall, 6 1/4" Wide


Suggested Retail $99.00 / Your Price: SOLD


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Acoma Pueblo Pottery


by Jr. and Diane Aragon


Acoma artists Diane & Wilbert Jr. Aragon use an airbrush to create the graduated color schemes in their pieces and then hand etch beautiful designs like kachinas, kokopellis and headdresses. Diane was born in 1965 into the Laguna Pueblo and has been working with pottery since she was 20. Junior was born into the Acoma pueblo in 1966 and has been working with pottery since he was 23. This piece is signed, JR Diane Aragon, Laguna, Acoma Pueblo NM.


11 1/2" tall, 11" Wide


Suggested Retail $300.00 / Your Price: $225.00


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Acoma Pueblo Hand Coiled Pottery


by Terrence Chino Sr.

 

Terrance M. Chino, Sr. is a full blooded Native American Indian. He is a member of the Sun Clan and he was born in 1965 into the Acoma Pueblo. He learned the ancient traditional methods of working with clay art from his mother, the late, Evelyn L. Chino. She taught him all the fundamentals of where to gather clay and how to prepare and hand coil pottery. She also taught him the importance of continuing the long lived tradition of his ancestors.

 

Terrance gathers his clay, natural pigments, and vegetation from within the Acoma Pueblo. He cleans it for impurities and hand mixes it with sand and water to temper the clay. Then, he begins the hand coiling process, he prays and chants while he works on his pottery so that each piece is blessed. When he has completed the hand coiling and his pot has taken form he sets them out to dry. While the pottery is drying he breaks down all his plants so that he may begin hand boiling colors for his masterpieces. He gathers plants such as spinach plant and wild flowers for this process. When his pottery is fully dried he sands each piece to a smooth finish and begins hand painting with the stem of a yucca plant which has been fashioned into a brush. He hand paints his favorite designs of checkerboards, flowers, mimbres, and sunfaces. Finally, Terrance fires his pottery the traditional way, outdoors. He signs his pottery as: Terrance M. Chino, Sr., Acoma, N.M. Terrance is related to: Terrance M. Chino, Jr. (son) Emil Chino, Jeffrey Chino, Sr., (brothers), Ilona Chino, Colleen Marian, Marlene Vallo, Idene Mariano (sisters), Ivan F. Chino (father), and the late, Evelyn L. Chino (mother).


8 1/4" Tall, 8 3/4" Wide


Suggested Retail $800.00 / Your Price: $598.00

 

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Acoma Hand Coiled Pueblo Pottery Wedding Vase


by Regina Leno


This hand coiled wedding vase  features geometric designs in black and orange.  It is signed by the artist.


9 1/4" Tall, 5 3/4" Wide


Suggested Retail $175.00 / Your Price: $135.00

 

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Acoma Hand Coiled Pueblo Pottery


by Dave Antonio


This hand coiled pot features geometric designs in red, orange, black and white.  It is signed by the artist.


7 3/8" Tall, 8 1/2" Wide


Suggested Retail $265.00 / Your Price: $195.00


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Acoma Pueblo Pottery Wedding Vase


This pour molded wedding vase features geometric designs in black and red.  It is signed by the Acoma artist.


9" Tall, 6" Wide


Suggested Retail $99.00 / Your Price: $75.00


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Hand Coiled Pottery


by Westly Begaye


Westly was born into the Navajo Nation in 1965. He was taught by his long time companion, Marie Francis Vallo, an Acoma potter who is the mother of Leland, Kim and Thomas Vallo. Westly's work is a fusing of Navajo and Acoma traditions. He has developed his own unique style, giving his pots an amazing contemporary flare.


Westly is well known for his beautiful parrot, flute player and lizard designs. He continues to grow as an artist and is gaining in popularity among mainstream collectors. He signs his work as Westly B or W/B along with the name of the design and the year.


5 1/4" Tall Including Ladder, 5 3/8" Wide


Suggested Retail $175.00 / Your Price: $135.00


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Acoma Hand Coiled Pueblo Pottery


by Dave Antonio


This hand coiled pot features geometric designs in red, orange, black and white.  It is signed by the artist.


6 3/4" Tall, 8" Wide


Suggested Retail $220.00 / Your Price: $165.00


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Acoma Hand Coiled Pueblo Pottery


Dolores Lewis was born in 1938 into the Acoma Sky City Pueblo. She is one of the daughters of the world renowned late, Lucy M. Lewis. Dolores has been around great pottery artists her whole life, however, her greatest inspiration came down from her mother, Lucy. Dolores was a self taught artisan, she learned the ancient traditional methods of working with clay by carefully observing Lucy construct her beautiful pottery vessels.

 

Dolores chose to continue the long lived tradition of working with pottery, and using the ancient methods passed down to her from her grandmothers because of the importance to keep her peoples traditions alive. Dolores gathers her own natural pigments and clays from the clay pits within the Acoma Pueblo. She cleans her clay for impurities by hand, then, she hand mixes, hand coils, hand paints, and uses a traditional firing method to add the finishing touch to her wonderful masterpieces which mother earth has blessed her with. This piece is signed.


6 1/2" Tall, 5 5/8" Wide


Suggested Retail $385.00 / Your Price: $297.00


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Acoma Pueblo Pottery Butterfly Seed Pot


by Thomas Vallo


This whimsical handmade piece is from Acoma pueblo artist, Thomas Vallo. He is the son of Simon and Marie Vallo. This piece is painted with vibrant colors and is signed by the artist. 


1 1/2" Tall, 4 7/8" Wide


Suggested Retail $180.00 / Your Price: $135.00


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