Storyteller pottery date back, depicted the connection between elders and youth, sharing the ways of their people, passed down one generation to the next. This ancient art was transformed into earrings, making these a wearable work of art. Note how one earring is a female, wearing a dress, while the other is a male wearing pants. A preserved cultural art form on the Santa Domingo Pueblo, each piece is created over a month period, the clay is first dug by Angel, the father in the Bailon family. The black paint is handcrafted from wild spinach found on the sacred pueblo. The pieces are so intricately shaped and then painted before firing in an outdoor traditional pit.
Handmade (no electricity) Hallmarked “A.R. Bailon” by the family artists Ralph and Angela Bailon of the Kewa Pueblo (Santa Domingo) much gratitude for this passionate couple who passes this traditional art from one generation to the next.
Son Ryland Bailon also available at Turkoi.com Native American Certificate of Authenticity included.
Portion of all proceeds goes to monthly cultural art education for Cochiti Pueblo Youth, to inspire the next generation to preserve this beloved artform.
0.4” x 1.75”