Deborah Loretto

Born in April, 1956, Deborah Loretto is a traditional potter from Jemez Pueblo who uses both the coil and pinch methods of making her pottery. She seems to specialize in Santa Claus storyteller figures.

She taught her daughter Danielle the traditional ways and Danielle now also creates storytellers.

Ten children on a polychrome Santa Claus storyteller figure
Santa Claus storyteller with ten children
9 in H by 6 1/2 in Dia
Thirteen children on a Santa Claus storyteller
Santa Claus storyteller with thirteen children
10 in H by 9 3/4 in Dia
Eight children on a Santa Claus storyteller
Santa Claus storyteller figure with eight children
6 3/4 in H by 7 in Dia
Six children on a Santa Claus storyteller
Santa Claus storyteller figure with six children
5 1/2 in H by 5 1/2 in Dia
8 children on a Santa storyteller
Santa Claus storyteller figure with eight children
7 in H by 6 3/4 in Dia
8 children on a Santa storyteller
Santa Claus holding eight children
8 1/4 in H by 8 in Dia
6 children on a Santa storyteller
Santa Claus storyteller figure with six children
6 1/4 in H by 6 in Dia
2 children on a Santa storyteller
Santa Claus storyteller figure with two children
6 3/4 in H by 5 in Dia
6 children on a Santa storyteller
Santa Claus storyteller figure with six children
5 3/4 in H by 5 1/4 in Dia
8 children on a Santa Claus storyteller
Santa Claus holding eight children 7 1/2 in H by 5 1/4 in Dia
6 children on a Santa Claus storyteller
Santa Claus storyteller with six children
4 3/4 in H by 4 1/4 in Dia
6 children on a Santa storyteller
Santa Claus storyteller figure with six children
4 1/2 in H by 3 3/4 in Dia
6 children on a Santa storyteller
Santa Claus storyteller figure holding six children
5 3/4 in H by 4 3/4 in Dia

Jemez Pueblo Potters