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THE BOXES OF OLINALÁ HAVE THE RICH AROMA OF THE LINALOE TREE

Guerrero is a state rich in craftsmanship that has been able to preserve its ancestral traditions. There are objects created by the magical hands of their artists that are worthy of any collection.

 

Handicrafts in Acapulco

This destination offers ornamental objects made of shells, semi-precious stones and sea snails, products derived from the coconut palm.

Its craft markets offer colorful products from all over the state, including the colorful and silver jewelry from Taxco.

There are several options for buying handicrafts, there are places near the Zócalo, in the Quebrada, in Parque Papagayo, in the cruise terminal and in the handicraft markets that are on the Miguel Aleman coast.

Casa de la Cultura is a nice place where you can also buy good quality folk art.

Folk Art in Guerrero

Handicrafts in Ameyaltepec and Maxela

The artisians make paintings on amate paper using age-old techniques. Paintings based on earth and vegetables are made to capture various motifs on the amate, almost all related to nature: flowers, birds and other animals, as well as landscapes that illustrate life in the small towns of Guerrero.

Handicrafts in Buenavista de Cuéllar

Buenavista de Cuellar produces leather goods and saddlery.

Handicrafts in Altamirano

In Ciudad Altamirano you will find palm hats and ceramics. In addition, there are workshops where gold is worked to make necklaces, earrings and bracelets.

Handicrafts in Chilapa

Chilapa produces objects made with horn, wooden masks, basketry and some good quality fabrics.

Handicrafts in Iguala

Ixcateopan produces colonial rustic style furniture of great quality.

Handicrafts in Ixcateopan

Ixcateopan produces colonial rustic style furniture of great quality.

Handicrafts in Ixtapa - Zihuatanejo

In this destination, ornamental objects made with shells and snails are the most popular craft.

Both in Ixtapa and Zihuatanejo there are Handicraft Markets, with a wide variety of products from all over the state.

One of the most attractive products offered by the destination are silver jewelry, there are several establishments that offer various pieces with beautiful and original designs.

Handicrafts in Olinalá

Olinalá has become famous for lacquered boxes and cabinets of aromatic lináloe wood with a double layer of lacquer, "striped" or "trimmed" in cheerful drawings of flowers, plants, birds or rabbits.

The lacquer has also been applied to the jícara, bule and calabazo gourds from the tecomate tree. The preparation of the pieces to be lacquered is another surprising step.

After sanding and repairing the surface of the object, it is water- proofed with what the craftsmen call a varnish made with a mixture of tecostle earth and live- leaved sage or linseed oil.

 

Handicrafts in Santa María

Santa Maria manufactures blanket made by Amuzgo natives.

Handicrafts in Iguala

Ixcateopan produces colonial rustic style furniture of great quality.

Handicrafts in Ixcateopan

Ixcateopan produces colonial rustic style furniture of great quality.

Handicrafts in Olinalá

Olinalá has become famous for lacquered boxes and cabinets of aromatic lináloe wood with a double layer of lacquer, "striped" or "trimmed" in cheerful drawings of flowers, plants, birds or rabbits.

The lacquer has also been applied to the jícara, bule and calabazo gourds from the tecomate tree. The preparation of the pieces to be lacquered is another surprising step.

After sanding and repairing the surface of the object, it is water- proofed with what the craftsmen call a varnish made with a mixture of tecostle earth and live- leaved sage or linseed oil.

 

Handicrafts in Santa María

Santa Maria manufactures blanket made by Amuzgo natives.

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Handicrafts in Taxco

I Taxco is known across the world for its jewerly craftsman and quality silver objects and jewelry. In Taxco silver has a purity of 925 grams per kilogram.

Additionally, in Taxco it is easy to find the famous amate paper and various articles made with palm fiber from Tlamacazapa, such as bags, rugs, hats and tortilla holders, among many others.

In this Magical Town you can visit a Craft Market located behind the Santa Prisca Parish, where many products are offered not only from Taxco, but from all over the state, including the beautiful Olinalá boxes, jaguar masks, dolls of cloth, hats, leather bags and various pieces of pottery.

Additionally, on Saturdays there is a street market where you can find the pieces directly from the producers, especially from the jewelry producers, so you can buy earrings, bracelets, necklaces, as well as sets of trays, plates, glasses and everything you can imagine in modern and attractive designs.

Of course, throughout this Magical Town, you will find a wide variety of jewelry shops with silver pieces of original designs and beautiful gemstone jewellery with fancy crystals and precious stones.

Handicrafts in Tecpan

Tecpan produces machetes and knives.

 

Handicrafts in Teloloapan

Teloloapan elaborates the "figures of tenchoquelite" (of fruit trees, birds or plants). The town has also maintained the tradition of painting masks for the dancers and rituals typical of the Teloloapan festivities.

Handicrafts in Tuxtla de Guerrero

Tixtla de Guerrero manufactures ceramic products, saddlery, machetes and knives.

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