Monday, August 24, 2009

6 days in NM: day 4 - Indian Market

Coincidentally, we were in town for Indian Market, which was an amazing experience - artists and craftspeople from all different tribes, selling beautiful pottery, blankets, paintings, carvings, beadwork, and so forth. The sun was brutal, but we persevered and wandered around for a few hours, nourished by our Potrillos breakfast, as well as a bag of delicious, fresh-out-of-the-fryer doughnuts.

I bought a few things - a retablo, a pottery bird, a present - and decided that of the pottery traditions, I like the Acoma the most. Unfortunately, the two pieces I liked the most were $2800 and $7000, so I decided to pass this time around.

Another future purchase, somewhere down the road, could be a nice ride like this one.

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