The Hopi tribe is revered as a peaceful people with the utmost
respect for the planet as well as the balance between man and all
living things. For generations, this tribe has produced stunning
examples of Hopi pottery.
Our selection of Hopi pottery leads the industry in quality and
value. We have Hopi pottery designs that will be an asset to any
art collection. The Navajo Nation surrounds the Hopi reservation
and Hopi pottery designs actually share some similarities with
their Navajo counterparts, but there are several factors that make
Hopi pottery unique.
Today's Hopi pottery designs reflect various clans that have put
their own stamp and style into this wonderful form of art for
hundreds of years. Hopi pottery is an evolving art that captures
the rich cultural history of the Hopi tribe while developing new
artistic styles and designs.
Like many other tribes and clans, Hopi pottery employs the use of
symbols. Some symbols have retained their meaning for hundreds or
thousands of years while others have been lost to time. Common
imagery you'll see on our Hopi pottery for sale includes stunning
landscapes, rain, lightning, thunder and rainwater.
Hopi Indian pottery uses symbols to represent aspects of everyday
life as well as culturally and spiritually significant symbols.
While some Hopi pottery designs portray specific symbols or ideas,
others are the result of the artist's personal vision and
That artistic sprit is reflected in all of our Hopi pottery for
sale. Our selection continues to grow, featuring work from some of
the most talented Hopi Indian pottery makers around.
While browsing through our catalog, you may come across Hopi
pottery designs that feature imagery of natural forces, such as the
morning star, the sun and other symbols many believe depict the
cycle of life and renewal.
Symbols of spirits can also be found on some of our Hopi pottery.
Such symbols typically resemble human shapes, but represent spirits
that hold significant meaning. Examples include the storyteller,
Kokopelli and the Twins. Perhaps the most recognizable is the
Kokopelli, a deity that represents fertility.
Other depictions that are popular among Hopi pottery makers include
animals and feathers. Many people believe every animal represents a
separate aspect of human nature. Some of the more common depictions
include bears, deer, horned lizards, turtles and coyotes. Animal
tracks are also featured on many Hopi pottery designs and many
people believe these symbolize leadership, shelter and kinship.
Feathers are believed to be very important to the Hopi tribe and
symbolize the creator.
Circular feathers are believed to represent dance costumes as well
as traditional war bonnets. People also believe feathers are also
used to tell of the history of wars and other significant
historical events. Hopi Indian pottery reflects a deep commitment
to spirituality and the importance of retaining cultural
Today's Hopi pottery makers skillfully find a balance between
history, spirituality and their own artistic creativity. The
artwork you'll find on this website features many alluring designs
that will make a fantastic addition to your art collection.
Browse through our selection of Hopi Indian pottery to find a piece
American Pottery that speaks to you. We have something for
every style. We always have a great selection of items on sale to
meet any budget or style.