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Family Owned and Family Run - Wonderful Tradiditonal & Contemporary Weavings

This is the best of the area textile stops in my opinion. I met Irv Trujillo early one Sunday... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
wildwoodsm
A stop on the high road from Taos to Santa Fe.

We were going by bus on the high road from Taos to Santa Fe. We stopped Centinela Traditional Arts... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2018
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Centinela Traditional Arts is a tapestry gallery located in Chimayo, New Mexico, specializing in hand woven tapestry wool products using natural dyes, custom-dyed yarns, handspun yarns, and the traditional Chimayo and Rio Grande weaving styles. The...more
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946 State Road 76, 1 mile east of Chimayo on St.Rd.76, Chimayo, NM 87522-5107
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+1 505-351-2180
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the best of the area textile stops in my opinion. I met Irv Trujillo early one Sunday morning about 30 years ago when I was driving around the area on vacation. His wife Lisa is an extraordinary weaver, and her contemporary things are...More

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Reviewed 11 June 2018

The Trujillo's were very gracious hosts and di a great job showing their weaving skills. There were many wonderful displays of their artist work and works of others in the area. There was also a great selection of high quality pieces for purchase as well.

Thank Ron R
Reviewed 11 June 2018

We were going by bus on the high road from Taos to Santa Fe. We stopped Centinela Traditional Arts. The art of traditional New Mexico weaver was explained by a master weaver. So many beautiful weaved items.

Thank Elyrian
Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

I often visit here and buys sometimes Order special design Lisa and Ivan is well known weaver Award winning weaver There is beautiful Chimayo Rus on the wall. Also unique design vests

Thank masakok385
Reviewed 26 May 2018

This was our last stop on our day in Chimayo and we saw some prize winning rugs here which were beautiful and bought a couple of prints. Not much in the way of things for sale and the handbags on display were poorly constructed. Friendly...More

Thank SusiefromCrucible
Reviewed 19 March 2018

This is a shop selling beautiful weavings in a family-owned business. Weavers are on site and we found them pleasant and responsive to questions. Beautiful selection of goods.

Thank MNKate2016
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

We have been to all of the other weavers in the area, have bought from other weavers, but this is the gold standard bar none. The center features regional weavers all under one roof from rugs to clothes to wall hangings. The owners are highly...More

Thank Mark107
Reviewed 1 September 2017

About 45 minutes from Santa Fe, this little place is a real gem. When we arrived there were skeins of indigo yarn drying in the sun outside the building. Inside are several rooms of work from various local weaving artists, many of whom work out...More

Thank Anne C
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Beautiful work, but the weaver crossed the line from unwelcoming to rude. What we did see was very nice, and we were prepared to buy, but she was not interested in showing us anything, or selling. No greeting, no help. My companion was told not...More

Thank Margit M
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Irvin und Lisa Trujillo are most accomplished weavers with impressive resumes. Quality and design are superb, and they make visitors most welcome to their workshop/store. They also sell products of some two dozen artisan weavers from the Chimayo area. Superb website (chimayoweavers.com) makes you want...More

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