Archive For The “Handicrafts” Category

The best of the artisans of Guatemala

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The best of the artisans of Guatemala

Crafts of GUATEMALA Crafts of Guatemala, is one of the most original expressions of the country, also represents a great contribution for the sustenance of most of the communities of the wonderful country of Central America. You can see the vocation they have, seeing the incredible combination of colors in the embroideries. Craftsmanship covers all…

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Fabric with social art, art of Hope

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Fabric with social art, art of Hope

Barrancabermeja Handicrafts Barrancabermeja Handicrafts and the association + Art + Peace bring together artisans, community members, victims of armed conflicts and ex-combatants for the construction of peace and reconciliation in the territory. Clara Inés Corredor, originally from Duitama (Boyacá) and traditional artisan of bamboo and other natural fibers, was displaced from Puerto Wilches (Santander) after…

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Cultural training of Colombia

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Cultural training of Colombia

The mining economy The strategy of the development is the mining economy, that has as fundamental base the link of the culture of the peoples with their productive processes, not otherwise it is understood the active life and its representation in manifestations like the art, the architecture, the Literature and others that enriched the history of…

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Hat that identifies a country of handicrafts

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Hat that identifies a country of handicrafts

The Vueltiao hat The Vueltiao Hat, is originally from Colombia and is made by artisans from the municipality of Tuchín which is located north of the Department of Córdoba, and its economy depends on 70% of its handicrafts; This municipality is of Zenú customs, thanks to its tradition that has been braided for more than 300…

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Handicrafts, legacy of tradition in Valledupar

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Handicrafts, legacy of tradition in Valledupar

The Customs and traditions of the land Vallenata The Customs and traditions of the land Vallenata, The backpacks woven by the Indians of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta are part of the variety of handicrafts that are exposed in Valledupar as an attraction for own and visitors. The Arhuaco and Kankuamo ethnic groups mainly…

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Artisan Colombia

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Artisan Colombia

Ritual Objects and spirituality The symbol captured in the object has a message generated ancestrally by a culture to transcend in the future memory. They evoke the histories of origin, the myths and the precepts of life in society through the figurative and the abstract. The handcrafted pieces that have these characteristics, bring up the…

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Artisans behind the masks

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Artisans behind the masks

Indigenous masks As an object that hides the face of the person who carries it and makes it a new being, the mask is a cultural element that has complemented the traditions of different communities around the world, and in Colombia, this appears as a “magical” piece, made of wood , stone, vegetable fibers, clay,…

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Artisanal Colombia: Zenú weaving, “pints” that take care of the roots

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Artisanal Colombia: Zenú weaving, “pints” that take care of the roots

Vueltiao hat The cane weaving in Arrow is one of the elements that allows us to get closer to the diversity and cultural richness of the Zenú people and every texture, color or shape of their handicrafts reflects the identity not only of those who create a piece with their hands, but of their community…

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Artisanal Colombia: San Jacinto weaving, making hammocks

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Artisanal Colombia: San Jacinto weaving, making hammocks

Hammocks Made in COLOMBIA Hammocks made in COLOMBIA, although the artisans of San Jacinto make vertical loom different products perfect for the table and the home, the hammock is a piece that is characterized by carrying with it, the rich textile tradition of the Zenú culture. Step by step, the artisans create this traditional artesanìa,…

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Handicrafts, artists and the sensibility of Abel Pintos

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Handicrafts, artists and the sensibility of Abel Pintos

An artist with art-sound The Tribune of Jujuy toured the attractive and interesting cultural spaces of the national folklore Festival. We visited the handicrafts fair, the scenery of street shows and of course, the main stage. The fourth moon in the Festivaleras nights of Cosquín proposed to Abel Pintos and Nahuel Penissi on the billboard…

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