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Asociacion de Mujeres en Colores Botanico

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Well worth a visit, even my teens appreciated it!

We were introduced to this women's cooperative by accident, just passing by on foot and noticed the... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2018
absfamily
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New York
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Great and Informative!

My husband and I were kind of railroaded into the collective by our tuk-tuk driver, but I am glad... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2018
mrandmrsdavis2015
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Dominica
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Caton Xak"al, San Juan La Laguna, San Juan la Laguna 07017, Guatemala
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+502 5466 8734
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Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

We were introduced to this women's cooperative by accident, just passing by on foot and noticed the beautiful textiles of a different quality than usually seen. We ended up staying for an hour, first observing the natural method of dyeing the material, and then the...More

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Reviewed 8 May 2018

My husband and I were kind of railroaded into the collective by our tuk-tuk driver, but I am glad we were. I am not sure we would have found it ourselves just walking the streets of San Juan as it is down a little alley....More

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Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

We got a mini tour of What these hard working women are doing for a living in San Juan. The show around is free so buy something from them

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Reviewed 19 January 2018

Handmade textiles are part of Guatemalan culture, therefore, it is important to know about the process, the materials, etc. In addition, the demonstration is free and there’s a store if you would like to buy their products.

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Reviewed 13 September 2017

If you're around the area, you definitely must go to San Juan and visit one of the local weaving associations. It is amazing to learn about the whole process of weaving: from gathering the cotton, to making wool, dying and the weaving itself. We were...More

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Reviewed 30 March 2017

From scarves and shirts to pillow cases and purses, this place has it all! The women here are incredible and create amazing works of art. They are part of a cooperative that allows them to continue to practice their impressive artisan craft. They also have...More

Thank Maddie M
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Thank heavens for organizations such as this, which give women alternatives to unemployment. The Women's Association preserves ancient methods of coloring yarns with natural vegetable dyes. In turn, they preserve culture. The yarns are then woven into all manner of goods available for sale. You...More

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