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Address: | Cerca de la playa principal, Ixtapa, Zihuatanejo 40880, Mexico
Phone Number: 7555446308
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This shop in Zihuatanejo features Mexican crafts, textiles and clothing.

This shop in Zihuatanejo features Mexican crafts, textiles and clothing.

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Cielo Zapoteco (do not confuse with La Zapoteca...they are different)

My sister and I bought hand-woven rugs of a traditional design and one of a design created by one of the weavers we met, Martín Hipolito Cruz. We had stopped here early during our... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 14, 2016
Brenda A
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Powell River, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016

My sister and I bought hand-woven rugs of a traditional design and one of a design created by one of the weavers we met, Martín Hipolito Cruz. We had stopped here early during our stay and looked through a lot of the designs and choices of sizes. There are wool rugs, table cloths and table runners all made by family... More 

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Zihuatanejo, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2016

Martin has been weaving since he was 10-years-old and when you visit his shop on Juan Alvarez, 1 block off of Playa Principal, you will see him weaving on an old loom, one his grandfather made. He speaks perfect english and will comfortably converse as he describes the designs on the beautiful wall hangings, tablecloths, rugs and coverlets for beds.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015 via mobile

Martin is a rare talent. He does it all! He knows how to talk to people. Shoots straight! His grand mother/father's loom is in his store where he makes rugs and sells them. This is the real deal!!! Check out his spinning wheel. Uses a bicycle wheel. His loom is diff too.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2008

My husband and I got married in beautiful Zihuatenejo about a year ago and brought back a wonderful rug from this shop. The day before we left Zihua we spent the afternoon walking around what I think is the downtown area and came upon this shop. The rugs are amazing and the prices totally unbelievable! We found a beautiful angora... More 

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