Backstrap Loom Weaving: An Ancestral Technique

Backstrap Loom Weaving: An Ancestral Technique

Artisanal Crafts and TechniquesRegina Campos
Backstrap loom weaving is an ancient technique that has been integral to the daily life of artisans from indigenous communities in Mexico. This blog celebrates, highlights, and elevate sthe incredible work of weavers.. Read more.
Highlights of Talent: Bordado de Cadenilla by Colectivo Sugmar

Highlights of Talent: Bordado de Cadenilla by Colectivo Sugmar

Artisan's Profiles: The faces behind our productsRegina Campos
Learn all about Sugeyli, a Mixe artisan from Oaxaca, and the family collective she is a part of, Colectivo Sugmar, the authors and creators of the stunning Cadenilla blouses at Lolo... Read More...
What’s in a Tenango?: Behind the Famous Otomí Embroidery

What’s in a Tenango?: Behind the Famous Otomí Embroidery

Artisanal Crafts and TechniquesRegina Campos
Often called Otomí embroidery, Tenangos originate from the Indigenous Otomí (hñähñu) people. The designs, characterized by depictions of animals, plants, and rural life scenes, are not only artistic.. Read More...
How to Cure and Care for Clay: A Guide on Caring for Your Artisanal Treasures

How to Cure and Care for Clay: A Guide on Caring for Your Artisanal Treasures

Artisanal Crafts and TechniquesRegina Campos
From barro negro (black clay), barro rojo (red clay), and hand-painted clay, we've gathered the advice given to care for these timeless treasures that often leave people wondering how to keep them in tip-top shape.
Crafted in Barro Rojo: The Women Artisans of San Marcos Tlapazola

Crafted in Barro Rojo: The Women Artisans of San Marcos Tlapazola

Artisan's Profiles: The faces behind our productsRegina Campos
Embark with us in a journey to the community of San Marcos Tlapazola, a rural gem nestled in the Oaxaca Valley, famous for its time-honored craft of Barro Rojo, red clay pottery. Prepare to be captivated by the distinct terracotta-style clay...Read More...
9 Fantastic Crafts from Mexico and where to Find Them

9 Fantastic Crafts from Mexico and where to Find Them

Artisanal Crafts and TechniquesRegina Campos
From alebrijes from Oaxaca to talavera pottery from Puebla, we highlight 9 Mexican handicrafts that are unique to our country and where to find them...