Ariel Benally Navajo Pottery Wedding Vase

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Artist: Navajo Potter Ariel Benally

Medium: Etched clay fired with horsehair leaving unique patterns, painted with colored slips of clay

Size: 4 3/4" H x 4 1/2" W

Prayer feather pattern, with rain, water, bluffs, and Bear fetish center

The wedding vase is used in a traditional wedding ceremony. Holy water is placed in the vessel by a Priest or Shaman. The bride partakes of the holy water from one spout, the groom the other, uniting them as one.