Category Archives: Native American Pottery

Types of Southwest Native American Pottery

Types of Southwest Native American Pottery

The Evolution of Southwest Native American Pottery When ancient settlers rooted themselves in the deepest pockets of present-day New Mexico, they brought their expert craftsmanship and magnificent artistry with them. The Puebloan, Hohokam, and Mogollon were some of the civilizations that conquered these Southwest regions, and their presence ushered in a new era of ingenuity.… Continue Reading

Native American Pottery – Facts, Traditions & History

Native American Pottery – Facts, Traditions & History

Ancient Native American Pottery Native American pottery is a tradition based on functional necessity and identity. The first pieces of pottery made by the Native Americans can be dated back to about 4000 B.C. While many tend to associate Native American culture with what we now know as the American Southwest, that’s not where the… Continue Reading

Horsehair Art: Native American Animal Figurines

Horsehair Art: Native American Animal Figurines

When it comes to renewing the relics of the past, Native American art seems to be at the top of the list. There’s such a uniqueness to this sector of art and to the Native Americans’ ability to utilize out-of-the-box thinking to create some timeless masterpieces brings enlightenment to today’s artists. While there were many different types… Continue Reading

What Is Pueblo Pottery?

What Is Pueblo Pottery?

Pottery is widely used by indigenous cultures around the world. The Pueblo Indians used pottery for practical purposes and to express the unique aspects of their culture. Many pottery artifacts have been discovered by archaeologists who study the smallest of sherds, and handcrafted pieces are still produced by the descendants of native tribes. Pueblo pottery is a beautiful treasure that you can use to… Continue Reading