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“A true trading post”

Ranked #5 of 11 things to do in Chimayo
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Boston, Massachusetts
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358 reviews
117 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
“A true trading post”
Reviewed August 16, 2013

a true trading post with authentic native american art crafts..the personnel is owner and truly helpful and knowledgeable ..clean and reasonable pricing…a safe place to shop authentically….one in Taos one on the road to Chimayo..

Visited August 2013
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east lansing, michigan
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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“5 star for sure”
Reviewed August 3, 2013

I recently purchased 3 pieces of pottery from John (in retrospect, should have bought more!), and I completely agree with previous 5 star ratings.

John is so easy to work with, and Chimayo Trading is just a lovely place to visit.

I look forward to a return visit in the fall.

Visited July 2013
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Rossville, Kansas
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Excellent”
Reviewed July 11, 2013

Excellent shopping and selection of pottery, tile, blankets and furniture. Very friendly service. I would recommend highly.

Visited July 2013
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Saint Augustine Beach, Florida
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24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Beautiful collection and super knowledgeable owner”
Reviewed June 14, 2013 via mobile

On a recent trip to Chimayo, this ended up being one of the highlights of our trip to New Mexico. As a potter, I was really interested in the black on black pottery created by Maria Martinez. John, the owner, was extremely knowledgeable about the method of ancient pit firings and how different effects were created on the pottery. I learned so much from him and the collection of pottery, textiles, antiquities,and books was extensive. I would highly recommend stopping by his establishment, it was a beautiful gem to find!

Visited June 2013
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atlanta
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34 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Lovely pieces to browse and buy”
Reviewed March 15, 2013

Truly more of a gallery than a store and you'll lose track of time as you browse all the things they offer, from ceramics to rugs of every price point. Every time I've gone I've spent more money than I meant to because the pieces are so lovely. If you're lucky you'll see someone weaving a new blanket or rug and can talk to them about the process. Very interesting out of the way off the beaten path worth the trip kind of place.

Visited March 2013
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