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La Grana Tejidos

Carretera A Teotitlan del Valle km 1 | Frente al Modulo Turistico de Teotitlan del Valle, Teotitlan del Valle 70420, Mexico
+52 951 524 4050
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A True artist

I have been taking groups from 3 to 24 people to visit the Hernandez family for over 30 years. They... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
deloso
An Amazing Family Studio Run by a Gracious, Generous Family

The lady who greeted us spoke very good English and was very generous with her time in explaining... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2016
DennisJA
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Tejidos "La Grana" is the name of our Preservation Center for traditional Zapotec weavings, a unique place where processes are developed in a traditional environment, a place where authenticity and quality are carefully monitored. We invite you to e-mail us, and, of course, we would love to have you visit us. You will be warmly welcomed if you do.
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Carretera A Teotitlan del Valle km 1 | Frente al Modulo Turistico de Teotitlan del Valle, Teotitlan del Valle 70420, Mexico
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been taking groups from 3 to 24 people to visit the Hernandez family for over 30 years. They deserve admiration for sticking to centuries-old traditions and working hard to conserve colonial techniques while many other weavers use commercial dyes and take other shortcuts...More

Thank deloso
Reviewed 1 November 2016

The lady who greeted us spoke very good English and was very generous with her time in explaining the traditional Zapotec means of dying the yarns used in weaving the very beautiful rugs. The display of rugs was wondrous and there was no pressure to...More

Thank DennisJA
Reviewed 23 October 2015

Benito Hernandez Contreras & his wife Rosario have a weaving studio on the outskirts of their town of Teotitlan del Valle in Oaxaca, Mexico. Benito has been carrying the weaving tradition, which includes the making of traditional natural dyes, that his father taught him as...More

2  Thank Penelzpix
Reviewed 2 August 2015

Benito and his wife Rosario hold fast to their Zapotec roots and collect/grow natural dyes. He is a real fountain of information and beautiful rugs and wall hangings for sale. Check out his Facebook page and contact him!

2  Thank LaGitana47
Reviewed 20 May 2015

You will find plenty of workshops, just dont forget to bring pesos and dollars because I could not find an ATM and wanted to purchase everything. Some places take card but you might want the design from another shop. This is like a Moroccan town,...More

1  Thank Carlos O
Reviewed 8 January 2013

We did not go to this particular weaving workshop, but did another similar one on the road into the village. These free demos are very worthwhile; they will explain the complete process, then you can browse their weavings for sale. At our workshop the people...More

2  Thank Gregory S
Reviewed 14 November 2011

La Grana Tejidos is run by the Hernandez Contreras family (wonderful people!). You can contact them in advance <tejidos_lagrana@yahoo.com> to set up classes in traditional Zapotec spinning, natural dying, and weaving techniques. You can also just drop by to check out how they are cultivating...More

3  Thank BerkeleyLiz
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Reviewed 17 August 2005

Tour vans zip past the nondescript shed and workshop in Teotitlan Del Valle, a village famous for textiles in the Oaxacan Valley of southern Mexico. But to bypass La Grana Tejidos, the business of Benito Hernandez, is to miss a fascinating demonstration by a weaver...More

5  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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prillkuhn
14 March 2016|
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Response from LA-GRANA-TEJIDOS | Property representative |
hello Prill Kunh, the best way to come to La Grana Tejidos, you can take the bust in direction to Tlacolula and the you take off you can get off on the road to Teotitlan del Valle, we are in front of Turistico Module... More
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