Archive For The “Tradition” Category

Jewellery as a manifestation of freedom and fair economy

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Jewellery as a manifestation of freedom and fair economy

Crafts Freedom of life Crafts freedom of life, is what a man like Pablo Contreras who is a political refugee from Chile would say. In prison, Paul chose to participate in a social reintegration workshop. “I always liked how the kids made silver and metal bracelets. Then I went to a course where I was…

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Craftsmen open their way by dictating courses

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Craftsmen open their way by dictating courses

Creating artisan Workshops Creating artisan workshops, is the idea of Susan Gonzales, owner of Green hands Bolivia, is carrying out a process of transformation of the craft business model. It is in transit to offer the items that tourists seek or invite artisans from inside the country to peace to dictate courses to people who…

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The handicrafts in Cordoba

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The handicrafts in Cordoba

Vueltiao Hat Family culture Vueltiao Hat Family culture, The artisan work in the Department of Córdoba is the economic activity of many families of cultural and indigenous tradition, becoming fundamental structure of the socioeconomic system of the local context. Traditional Vueltiao hat Cultures The Vueltiao hat, name that refers to the turns that in its…

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Culture and hands that love the Craftsman

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Culture and hands that love the Craftsman

Making with magic mud Making with magic mud. It is what in every corner of Racha is made art. A municipality in the department of Boyacá, located in the province of Ricaurte. It is divided into 20 sidewalks and an urban center and inside, the magic of the mud has seized its inhabitants, to give…

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Macaws Develop culture with tradition

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Macaws Develop culture with tradition

As families support the culture As families support the culture, as families contribute to the Colombian artisanal culture begins a new tour to highlight the handicrafts and traditions of our country. This time, it arrives to Macaws, a municipality located in the north of Boyacá, recognized by the work of “weaving of basketry in roll…

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Wood a versatile resource

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Wood a versatile resource

Wood to do different things If we talk about wood and how this can be used to elaborate the different products that our artisans produce throughout the country, it is important to emphasize that this is initially classified in two types: hardwoods that are preferred by their resist Durability, range of colors and decorative effects,…

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Wood Art for ever

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Wood Art for ever

How to make wood a self-expression Colombia is a country with a favorable geographical position and rich biodiversity, has a wide variety of woods. Throughout history, this has been linked to the lives of Colombians. With this resource we have built the best houses, furniture and different pieces ranging from utilitarian to decorative, thanks to…

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Artisans with Colombian wood

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Artisans with Colombian wood

Wood flashing art with love Among the main artisanal centers dedicated to the work of wood, the coffee axis stands out, with municipalities such as Salamis (Caldas); And the cities of Pasto (Nariño), Popayán (Cauca) and Barranquilla (Atlántico) with the elaboration of the masks for carnival. They are territories in which the wood is transformed,…

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