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The Handmade Economy — Textiles

In a world where automation and factory automated assembly lines are the goals, Guatemala still prides and encourages the handmade economy. Even …


Guatemalan Fortune Owls

Did you know that the number 13 is sacred and a good luck number for the Maya? The same principal applies to …


Colorful Guatemalan Purse

Rich colors, patterns and textures are what one gets when buying a piece of Guatemalan textiles. A good example of this statement …


Brilliant and Colorful Guatemala

Here’a another entry for the Color Palette category. Make sure you wear sunglasses if you decide to follow the white rabbit. By …


Eternal Spring Guatemalan Colors

As we have mentioned before, if you’re planning a visit to Guatemala, make sure you pack your sunglasses if you don’t want …


Cascarones de Carnaval

These colorful Guatemalan cascarones [eggshells] filled with confetti are known as cascarones de carnaval [carnival] and they mark the arrival of carnaval …


Colorful Guatemalan Vegetables

We are so lucky in Guatemala to have an abundant supply of fresh and colorful vegetables all year long. This colorful side …