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The quality of the alpaca items is perfect; blankets, ponchos, scarves, runners, hats, and so much more, The presentation that they provide to demonstrate their wearing, dying and cleaning techniques is impressive.
Here you must give a loook around first. There are plenty of different kinds , prices and quality Do not accept their first price, be nice and ask for you discount. Sure you will get beautiful "artesanias peruanas".
Fantastic watching there very talented ladies doing their weaving demonstrations to the delight of many people watching. Of course many of us bought some of their treasured items. The earthy colours are brilliant. We were very fortunate to see a few of these talented ladies...More
They have a nice, free musuem about weaving traditions. I wish I could have had someone give us tour and explain more about it, though I did read all of the signs.
While the prices in the store are high, I can say that I...More
Want to learn more about the history/culture of weaving? This is the place to visit! The museum is chock full of information, the shop includes women working on looms and there are many items to purchase. Additionally, your purchases support the community of women who...More
This is a museum and a shop selling high quality local textiles. Well worth a visit if you want to purchase something different to the same old-same old on offer at tourist shops and stalls. You also get to understand the background of the products...More
A hidden gem (and free to visit, with optional donation!). This cute, lovingly curated little museum was one of our favorite places in Cusco. The rooms highlight different styles of weaving, different types of animal fibers and the methods for dyeing them, and the role...More
This spot is a good place to have an introduction to the difference between the various kinds of wools that are used in weaving. You will learn about how the wool is shorn, spun, woven and dyed. There is a demonstration of the mixing of...More
They have really nice textiles, but the center was small and underwhelming. I thought they would have a lot more choices and items than they do. But if you want the real thing, at the highest prices, this is the place to come.