H x 3" D
Rondina Huma is one of the
most highly sought after and one of the most widely celebrated
Hopi pottery makers of all time. Her pieces consistently win
awards at all the major shows - including most recently at Santa
Fe's Indian Market where she took first place in pottery. Additionally
she has been featured in every major publication and can be found
in exclusive galleries and museum collections around the world.
This piece features a myriad
of designs all drawing from her roots as a traditional Hopi potter.
With her home at First Mesa near the old ruins of Sikyatki, where
Nampeyo first drew her inspiration, Rondina is afforded the special
opportunity to reflect and create special pieces that exhibit
We are excited to see new
and innovative work by Rondina. Her award at Santa Fe went a
long way to encourage her. Although the "shard" designs
will probably still appear from time to time, we hope that she'll
continue to explore and experiment with the beautiful medium
of clay that seems to sing a special song - just for her.
Rondina's potteries are always
traditional in every sense. Her vessels are always hand coiled
and hand polished, with natural vegetal and mineral pigments
used to give life to her designs. Even the inside of her bowl
has been polished smooth.
She has signed with her clan
symbol, the parrot, along with her name, Rondina Huma: Tewa -