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WHERE THE CUERAS, A COWBOY-STYLE LEATHER JACKETS, WERE BORN

In the state of Tamaulipas different communities create a variety of beautiful crafts using products as: mud, wood, suede, vegetable fibers and seashells, among others. The artisans use their imagination to create unique pieces that reflect their traditions.

However, this state has become famous the Cuera Tamaulipeca, a handmade suede jacket with fringes or wattles is the typical costume representing the State of Tamaulipas, it was originally made in the early 20th century in the city of Tula, inspired in the western American cowboy attire.

Handicrafts in Tampico

In Tampico you will find a wide variety of jewelers, portrait holder, bags, necklaces, bracelets elaborated with seashells and other marine species.

Folk Art in Tamaulipas

Handicrafts in Mier

In this region you can find clays of up to seven different colors with which pots and some other utilitarian products are made, as well as some beautiful decorative pieces.

However, the town is well known for its embroidery, using beads and glass beads. The skilled artisans of this Magical Town are nationally recognized for the elaboration of wedding dresses and other celebrations such as first communion and fifteen years.

You can also buy hand-embroidered wool bedspreads.

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Handicrafts in Sierra de San Carlos

The communities in Sierra de San Carlos specialize in basketry. You can find miniature temples or chapels of sugarcane bagasse.

You can also find suede products, saddles and articles of ixtle, lechuguilla and henequen.

Handicrafts in Sierra del Suroeste

candlesticks, oil lamps, bars and balconies, as well as blown glass and wood and palm furniture.

Handicrafts in Tula

In this region you will find pieces of pottery, wooden barrels, wooden carts for yokes, otate cane basketry, wooden and riding saddles, as well as saddlery products in general.

However, this Magical Town has become famous for the “cuera tamaulipeca”, a handmade suede jacket with fringes or wattles that has gained international fame.

There are also handicrafts made with thin leather, ixtle or lechuguilla weaves, maguey weaves, ixtle weaves, rosita weaves, and tule weaves.

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