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Deciphered: The Yearly Symbols of Joseph Lonewolf

Joseph Lonewolf (1932-2014) is one of the great names in Santa Clara pottery.  He began making pottery in 1970 and by 1971 he won his first blue ribbon at the Gallup Inter-tribal ceremonials.  His pieces were coil built, stone polished, sgraffito etched with designs, and traditionally fired.  He quickly became famous for his “pottery jewels”. […]