Guatemala in general, and San Antonio Aguas Calientes in particular, are known for producing fine textiles. In this region, Maya women craft vibrant weavings depicting geometric patterns, animals, plants, and more in bold blue, green, red, and orange.
Learn the art from these expert craftswomen. Discover how thread is produced from natural cotton, how to derive dyes from nature, how to create textiles, and how to use the region’s backstrap loom.
Connect with local women who exercise this ancient tradition and try it yourself.