Some of our most unique and eye catching pieces from our recent Mata Ortiz show. Mata Ortiz is a small pottery village in Mexico where a variety of talented artists have helped to revitalize the local economy with their specialized skills. The Mata Ortiz method is derived from the old world methods utilized from a nearby ancient pueblo where this particular style of pottery originated. The modern renditions are very much still inspired from these old ways. All of the clay is hand collected and made, the pots themselves are completely hand- coiled with no wheel. Hand painted and fired as well. Intricate and flawless, please Click on the images for details and to Enlarge
There has been no Villa Grove Turquoise on the market for over 25 years.The Villa Grove Turquoise Mine that Randy acquires most of his turquoise from is located in the North end of the San Luis Valley. The past two summers Randy has begun mining the turquoise for his jewelry, and will be venturing to the mine with the necessary equipment to mine the high – grade vein. Since retiring , he has returned to his passion which is jewelry, and silversmithing. His pieces are striking and unique and the Villa Grove Turquoise has a deep rich blue. Click on the images to see pieces in detail.
Spirits in the Wind Gallery and Paul Lockwood, Glass Artist joins hands to offer
The egg is like the seed which is a symbol of the potential of life. Back in ancient times the egg was a symbol of the universe, of creation, and in some cultures, luck weath, and health. In Jewish tradition it symbolizes promise. In Christian tradition it is a metaphor for surrection, immortality, and the trinity.
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All of these great new pieces are 36″ tall x 9″ wide. All paintings are on wood, the outlines of the animals are hand-carved and painted with Acrylic. Click on each thumbnail to view full detailed image.
Renowned glass artist Rollin Karg delivers exciting new pieces for the holiday season! Click on Image to Enlarge