A short history of the
|The Ugly Otter and his Beautiful Wife live in Tucson, AZ, and in their
travels have many opportunities to find and buy this quality Indian Pottery
and the hand-woven beautiful Navajo rugs. This is also an excuse to
travel thru the beautiful mountains and deserts of the American Southwest
which they love so well.
They travel many states, but the states of New Mexico and Arizona in particular are their favorite hunting grounds for unique Indian Pottery and rugs. The Acoma Pueblo in New Mexico is one of their favorite places, and of course the Navajo Reservation is on their "must go" list.
They also have traveled to the unique Pueblo of "Mata Ortiz" in the Mexican
state of Chihuahua to obtain the world famous pottery produced there.
They have met, and been invited into the home, of that very famous
artist "Juan Quezada" who is credited with the revival of the ancient designs
and methods used in creating the beautiful pottery that the Pueblo became
famous for. Due to the lack of safety in Mexico, we no longer travel
there - but we still obtain the beautiful Mata Ortiz pottery when the
presents itself. To see a PBS article about Juan Quezada and the miracle
he brought to his village,
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