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Pot by Gloria Hernandez from Mata Ortiz, Mexico measuring 4.5" x 3" 

The pots from Mata Ortiz are formed by only the potter's hands; No pottery wheels are used. The clay is obtained locally from the hills around the village using pick-axes and shovels. The paints used are also natural. Each piece is signed by the artist. Mata Ortiz pottery began as a revival of ancient traditions in the 1970s, but has since developed a distinctive artistic style all it's own. 


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