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Handicrafts from the Colombian Atlantic

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Handicrafts from the Colombian Atlantic

Traditions that make us reach beyond The Department of the Atlantic is a prominent territory in the Colombian Caribbean, due to the creation and development of artisan products made from various trades of Afro descent, or related to the playfulness of the carnival of Barranquilla, Masterpiece of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of humanity. In the Atlantic,…

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Colombian GUAJIRA Handicrafts

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Colombian GUAJIRA Handicrafts

  The tip of Culture The tip of the culture lies in the Department of La Guajira there are more than 800 craftsmen and artisans who elaborate their handicrafts in order to subsist and as ancestral inheritance. The main axis of all the crafts of La Guajira corresponds to the fabric, craft with which the…

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Artisans Caldas Squires of culture

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Artisans Caldas Squires of culture

Artisans protecting culture Artisans protecting culture, is the purpose that stands out in each of his works with his hands because they are the most traditional artisans: in the municipality of Aguas, highlights the trade of the fabric, with crops of iraca and with its traditional hat of Aguadeño , which already has a stamp…

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Huila Handicrafts for the world

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Huila Handicrafts for the world

As the OPITA works its art As the Opita sees his art, from a main characteristic as is simple to complicated and complicated makes it simple and every day in his day and in the quest to preserve their roots make the traditions of Huila are in constant growth.   Visit the fairs and the…

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Handicraft that discovers what TOLIMENSE

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Handicraft that discovers what TOLIMENSE

As Tolima is full of art As Tolima is full of art, it is the easy way to get to Tolima and find outstanding and representative people from the region, who with their work have managed to obtain recognition in this ancestral work, some of them are: Patricia Henao and Adriana Silva , with handbags…

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Handicrafts in Antioquia

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Handicrafts in Antioquia

How Paisa Art contributes How the art Paisa contributes, and every occurrence of the land of flowers and the people of Antioquia. The handicrafts in Antioquia are linked and contribute mainly to their regions, so it is not possible to say that there is only one artisan tradition in charge of identifying the whole department;…

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Handmade from Bolívar

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Handmade from Bolívar

Where’s the best craftsmanship? Where’s the best craftsmanship? It is the question that every tourist is made on arrival in Colombia. The Department of Bolívar has a great craftsmanship that makes it unique in the country, the governorate of Bolivar and the Institute of Culture and Tourism of Icultur, recognize this richness and have been…

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Boyacá Making Crafts

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Boyacá Making Crafts

As BOYACA brings culture As BOYACA brings culture, Boyacá is a department rich in artisanal offer and development of new expressions. The most representative crafts of the Department of Boyacá are: ceramics and pottery, weaving, basketry in different techniques and fibers, Tagua lathe, woodworking and carpentry, elaboration of musical instruments and typical snacks. In addition, the…

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The handicrafts in Cundinamarca

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The handicrafts in Cundinamarca

Colombia Artisan Center Colombia Artisan Center, tradition representative of the center of Colombia. Cundinamarca is a department rich in artisan tradition. Among the most representative and traditional are the weaving, basketry in different techniques and fibers such as cane and wicker, pottery and pottery, salt carving, carpentry and carpentry, leather work and handbags. As for…

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The GUADUA and its properties applied in artisanal techniques

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The GUADUA and its properties applied in artisanal techniques

The Guadua vegetable steel The Guadua the vegetal steel, and is considered by its hardness and consistency that when being used for and by the craftsmen that mould with special treatment. Julián Martínez, is a craftsman who lives in Circasia and is convinced that “Coffee is not only brown, it is also Guadua “. Julian is a…

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