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La Macana Artisan-Workshop

Cuenca, Ecuador
+593(0)7 305 2954
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North Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

We stopped on our one day tour around the area - and what a wonderful surprise we had by experiencing hands on how a family works together in creating scarfs, table clothes etc in the old fashion way of weaving, such humble and talented people -of course I could not resist in buying a handmade scarf -see the photos and... More

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Jersey City, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

We stopped by this shop for a moment on our way to SigSig. It's amazing how talented these artisans are and very warming that the family has chosen to keep these techniques alive. I'm [still] amazed by the construction of some of the machines used to create the fabric, and even more amazed at the weaving process. The workers craft... More

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Cuenca, Ecuador
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

Quaint little stop on the way into town - watch weaving before your eyes, watch them make their dyes from natural products - even stones give off a dye which is beautiful. Products for sale on-site - my wife has never left empty handed.

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