Kachinas are known to be the spirits of deities, natural elements, animals and the deceased ancestors of the Indian tribe. Each year from winter through mid-July, these spirits, in the form of Kachinas, descend the mountains into the local villages. They dance and sing, which legend suggests will bring rain for the upcoming harvest time and also to give gifts to the children.
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This Navajo Kachina is the ruler of the sky and the messenger to the heavens, created by artist Nelson Kee.
Size: 18" wingspan x18" height x 7" base
This Eagle Kachina represents strength, power and is the ruler of the sky.
Size: 30" wingspan x 26" height x 9" base
Buffalo Dancer, the powerful protector of the tribe.
Size: 13" W x 21" H x 7" base
The dramatic slick rock landscapes and indigenous pottery of the Southwest are evoked in Barbara Heard's artistic ceramic creations. Using bold sculptural forms, textures, striking colors and materials she captures the desert environment in her work.
Size: 6" D x 9" handle width x 11" H
Price $145 each.
Fine Line Pot by E. Antonio from the Acoma Reservation
Traditional Acoma pottery is made using a slate-like clay found within the hills surrounding the Pueblo. The traditional designs include rainbow bands, parrots and deer, or black and brown motifs with geometric patterns and fine lines.
Size: 11" D x 9" H
Navajo vase and pot by Terry Smith is hand etched and painted.
Vase - Size: 4.5" D x 7.5" H Price: $45.75
Pot - Size: 4" D x 2" H Price: $22.50
Acoma pot by artist B.D. Garcia
Size: 5.5" D x 5.5" H
Wedding vase by Artist R. Leno. The wedding vase is the traditional pueblo symbol of union and is one of the most important parts of the ceremony. It symbolizes the union of a happy couple.
Size: 6" D x 8" H