Celestina Naranjo was a daughter of Pasqualita Tafoya and a niece of Sarafina Tafoya. She was a sister of Petra Gutierrez and Barbara Tafoya. She was the mother of Millie Naranjo, Sylvia Naranjo, and Joseph Clifford Naranjo. She began making pottery around 1930. She is best known for her polychrome pottery vessels.