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Very interesting

It's a weaving cooperative. We watched a demonstration on the process and were impressed by how... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
488traveller022
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North Vancouver, Canada
You will never look at those woven handicrafts the same way again

Our tour guide brought us here while on a stop in San Juan. I was not super psyched about it but... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2018
TenaciousTrekkers
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2 weeks ago
“Very interesting”
Apr 29, 2018
“You will never look at those woven handicrafts the same way again”
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We offer handmade fabrics, use cotton as the main raw material, have original products in the region of Lake Atitlan, our products are completely organic and do not use chemical colors in your elavoracion offer handicrafts made by women originating...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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| A La Par Del Mercado Municipal, San Juan la Laguna 07017, Guatemala
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+502 5514 2817
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a weaving cooperative. We watched a demonstration on the process and were impressed by how environmentally gentle it was (in contrast to industrialized cotton production) and by how beautiful the products are.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

Our tour guide brought us here while on a stop in San Juan. I was not super psyched about it but tried to be open minded. We were led into a room with benches around a display area. A nice young girl came and started...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

This is a great place to visit, you can see demonstrations of spinning, dying and weaving and there are lots of textiles that can be purchased. Very friendly and welcoming, well worth a visit

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

We hopped aboard a pick up truck from San Pedro La Laguna to visit this cooperative. We received a demonstration of the entire process from obtaining the wool, flattening it, soaking it in banana pulp to make it absorb colour, the dying process, the weaving...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

It's a womens cooperative where they teach each other weaving to earn money for the education of their children. When there are enough (3 or more) visitors, they make a presentation where they illustrate how they work. Their textile products are beautiful. The women are...More

Date of experience: April 2016
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