Archive For The “Wood” Category

From clay to craft object

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From clay to craft object

As a clay object is made When in Ráquira, town known as “Town of Olleros”, the elaboration of traditional handicrafts began, these were classified in two: “Earthenware of Earth” and “earthenware of sand”. This was mainly due to the mixture that was made between clay and Earth of river or between clay and sand. In…

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Carmen de Viboral, brushstrokes of Tradition

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Carmen de Viboral, brushstrokes of Tradition

Handicrafts Decoration With each brushstroke, full of harmonious shapes and color that are reflected in a sponge cake (piece in clay suitable for painting), El Carmen de Viboral has carried the tradition of ceramics for more than 100 years and has become one of the sources of development or social, cultural and economic for its…

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A handcrafted panorama

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A handcrafted panorama

World CULTURAL PANORAMA Four decades have elapsed since that distant 28 of September of 1978, when the Cuban Fund of Cultural Goods (FCBC), institution whose membership integrates several batches of artisans and artists of the plastic, was seen in the light. The FCBC, the National Center of Handicrafts and the Cuban Association of Artisans and…

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Carmen de Viboral, ceramics life

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Carmen de Viboral, ceramics life

Dexterity, skill and delicacy Skill, skill and delicacy are characteristics that represent talented Carmelite artisans who with love and passion for their craft, Work day by day in each of the processes involved in the elaboration of a piece of ceramics, which reflects a Tradition that stays alive despite the passing of the years. Within…

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The Cham, magic in each piece

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The Cham, magic in each piece

Artisans Ceramics of the Chama For more than three hundred years the artisans of La Chama have found in ceramics, not only the way to obtain resources for their livelihood, but also the way to make known to the world their culture and traditions. Through the use of various production techniques, the creativity and talent…

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Art made Ceramic

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Art made Ceramic

Preparing Articles with clay Diego Añez, ceramist and industrial engineer, dedicated to ceramics for more than 25 years and today one of the founders of the Magma Cerámica Workshop, a great connoisseur of the process, development and transformation of Colombian ceramics in its different areas of work, He recounted only some of the things that…

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Ceramics, a tradition that runs through the country

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Ceramics, a tradition that runs through the country

How to prepare Ceramics Diego Añez, a connoisseur of ceramic production in our country, through his story made us understand that this craft reflects the great craftsmanship of Colombia, because its stages of transformation have taken their pieces from the tradition of indigenous ceramics and Traditional, up to the contemporary ceramic pieces. To start, Diego…

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Artisan Colombia

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Artisan Colombia

Macaws, technique that falls in love With love, passion and conviction to make known the best of their traditions to the whole world, the artisans of macaws start their day very early to achieve creating crafts that show how the knowledge of their ancestors have been transmitted from generation to Generation, staying in effect up…

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Artisans Jewels of Colombia

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Artisans Jewels of Colombia

Jewels with ancestral feeling In order to recognise the territories of the country in which the filigree technique has been adapted and developed by different communities, it is important to specify that these correspond mainly to the places where it was counted and it is counted on metals such as gold and Silver. In places…

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Filigree, legacy behind a jewel

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Filigree, legacy behind a jewel

Jewels made in gold, silver and bronze The filigree pieces that reach the hands of those who acquire them, carry with them a whole process of elaboration in which the jewelers print all their skill, skill, strength and creativity, to give to the world the best their artisan work, represented in An object with details…

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