Style Secret: Earthen PotteryPottery in rich terra-cotta and earth tones is just right for the Southwestern sensibility. Mingle matte and glazed finishes with solid colors and painted designs for variety and interest. But remember ... Choose pottery with a hand-thrown feel and an assortment of different shapes and sizes. A grouping of mass-manufactured terra-cotta planters won't have the same impact as pieces that bear the mark of the sculptor's hand.