Posts Tagged 'Guatemala'

Hands-on Textile Immersion in Guatemala with Thread Caravan + Luna Zorro

Textile tour company Thread Caravan is teaming up with Guatemala-based textile designer Luna Zorro to offer a unique week-long experience diving into the world of handmade Guatemalan textiles. The experience starts and ends in Antigua, Guatemala, where participants will be

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Hands-on Textile Immersion in Guatemala with Thread Caravan + Luna Zorro

Textile tour company Thread Caravan is teaming up with Guatemala-based textile designer Luna Zorro to offer a unique week-long experience diving into the world of handmade Guatemalan textiles. The experience starts and ends in Antigua, Guatemala, where participants will be

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The Language of Weaving: The Back Strap Loom in Guatemala

Nearly every human civilization has created some form of textiles. Of those, textiles are a means specific to their needs, resources, and spirituality. Regardless of the time and place, if a mechanism for weaving was created it must follow a

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The Language of Weaving: The Back Strap Loom in Guatemala

Nearly every human civilization has created some form of textiles. Of those, textiles are a means specific to their needs, resources, and spirituality. Regardless of the time and place, if a mechanism for weaving was created it must follow a

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Dia de los Muertos in Guatemala: A Kite Festival

Dia de los Muertos (The Day of the Dead) is an important religious and cultural celebration throughout Central America.  On this day, November 1st, it is believed the souls of those deceased return to the earth.  It is important to

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Dia de los Muertos in Guatemala: A Kite Festival

Dia de los Muertos (The Day of the Dead) is an important religious and cultural celebration throughout Central America.  On this day, November 1st, it is believed the souls of those deceased return to the earth.  It is important to

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Guatemalan Textiles from Chichicastenango Market

Greetings from Guatemala! Over the next few months I will be researching, photographing, and writing about the diverse world of textiles in Guatemala exclusively for the TAC community. Just a few days ago I traveled to the famous market in

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Guatemalan Textiles from Chichicastenango Market

Greetings from Guatemala! Over the next few months I will be researching, photographing, and writing about the diverse world of textiles in Guatemala exclusively for the TAC community. Just a few days ago I traveled to the famous market in

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