Pot measures approximately 7-1/2" tall, 7-1/2" wide and is 23-1/2" in circumference (around its widest point).
This beautiful style of Navajo art is called horse hair pottery because actual horse hair is added to the pottery at just the right moment in the firing process to melt the hairs into the pottery, creating unique and incredible designs. There is a single Turquoise stone inlay in the pottery. This outstanding Native American Pot is hand etched and painted, by Navajo artist Myron Charley. The pot is signed Navajo and by the artist.
In Native American beliefs, the turtle represents strength, female power, and fertility. The turtle is also considered to be able to defy death.
Myron Charley is a Native American artist born into the Navajo Nation in 1975. His mother, Susie Charley, was an inspiration for his work . Myron specializes in different potteries such as wedding vases, seed pots, and more.