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Wedding Vase with geometric and horse hair designs

Wedding Vase with geometric and horse hair designs

Your Price: $36.00
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This vessel is 8" tall and comes with authenticity tag. The pottery piece is all hand carved. The wedding vase legend comes with it as well. It's a unique style of pottery using traditional and contemporary techniques. Feathers are carved all the way around. It is said that this pottery was first created when a long-haired maiden was removing hot pottery from her kiln and the wind blew her hair onto the hot pot and burned the hair into the pottery. The pottery is poured, fired for a period of time after which it is removed from the kiln, and hair from the mane and the tail of a horse are draped on the pottery. The hair creates the dark lines and the smoke from the burning hair creates the cloudy grey areas. The pottery is then returned to the kiln where firing is completed. Then the pottery is removed from the kiln, etched and spray-glazed. Each piece of pottery comes with a certificate of authenticity. This certifies that the pottery has been handcrafted by a Native American artist. Does not hold water. Navajo made.