O artesanato andino atrai a milhares de turistas. Quer conhecer esta prática que existe há milhares de anos?
In Atacama Andina we can find an infinite range of colors. It is not only landscapes of the desert ... it is tradition, it is culture ... it is the manuality that is born from the hands of hundreds of women who dedicate their life to the textile and the textile work.
All hand-woven techniques come from pre-Columbian times when women began to engage in alpaca breeding. Later they began to realize that animals could not only serve as a shelter, but that they could create handicrafts and decorative items for barter (at first) and sale. It was thus that the peasant women developed a textile art that is maintained until our days.
Aymara culture was always characterized by its close relationship with textile handicrafts. Even his main dress consisted of a simple attire with a woven belt, somewhat similar to a belt, but made with his own hands as a symbol of social status. These textile traditions take more than 1300 years and represent Aymara history and thought.
In northern Chile, especially in the Andean Atacama, you can find women who make ponchos, handbags, wool jackets from alpaca and vicuña.
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