earliest recorded pottery was made
Her fascination with ancient Hopi symbols
that she saw on pottery shards
around the Sikyati ruins and her desire to produce
was eagerly greeted with pottery orders from local
Indian traders and merchants.
considered a key figure in the evolution of Southwestern pottery.
Her descendents work has (for the most part)
remained true to her original pottery
designs and is eagerly sought by collectors and museums.
Perhaps, the best
book on the subject (which we stock) is
"The Legacy of a Master Potter - Nampeyo and her Descendants".