Tag Archives : handmade

Ayacucho tapestries

All about Ayacucho Tapestries

This week I bring you a very special post about the wonderful tapestries of Ayacucho, come and join me in this story. Ayacucho is one of the cities known as the land of churches, land of artisans, land of the brave, and land of traditions. It was declared by UNESCO as “Capital of Popular Art and Crafts of Peru” for…

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Atixfortynine: The fantasy world

Guest post by AtixfortynineWe make cloth dolls with details for children.We have thought a lot about cloth and alpaca toys because they contribute to cognitive and sensory development in children. They also stimulate the earliest stages in the development of children by activating language skills and fine motor movements.The toys follow a Scandinavian style. For example, shades of color in…

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Easter eggs with so much art and tradition

We are already one step away from celebrating Easter, and although each country has its traditions and culture, the design created around Easter eggs has left me speechless. Even in some countries, these Easter eggs are displayed in museums and other countries. Are you interested in knowing which countries developed these beauties? Here we go with the list: Slovenia The…

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Torito de Pucará, from the Andean ritual to our homes 04

Torito de Pucará, from the Andean ritual to our homes

The “Torito de Pucará” is a symbol of the Andean culture, known as qonopa or illa, which was used in rituals. Then it became a totem symbolizing protection, it is very common to see it in the highest part of the roofs of houses and businesses in Puno. It is also a symbol of happiness in marriage and fertility at…

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Peruvian frazadas: traditional ethnic textiles for home

These traditional Peruvian textiles are called Frazadas, which means blankets or bed covers. But these Frazadas are thick handwoven, and heavy enough to be used as rugs. Frazadas are 100% sheep wool textiles woven by hand and hand-dyed in the rural villages of the Andes by Aymara women in Peru. They use old techniques inherited through generations; it takes weeks to…

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