Ornaments and Jewelry

Cusco

Colonial ceramics CuscoArtisans Community The pre-Columbian Peruvian ceramics or the glazed pottery of Cusco or Qosqo Loza and the Peruvian colonial pottery, is the stylistic classification of the colonial pottery of Cusco, the work of indigenistas and folk art collectors. Ancient technique and art of Spanish-style glazed pottery made in the city of Cusco between …

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Pucara

Pucara and the famous “Torito”​ Pucara Artisans Community Pucará is considered the largest Ceramic Center in southern Peru and the world,  inhabitants acquired this important ability of indigenous clay-based art, from their pre-Inca ancestors. Being the most representative ceramic object of handicrafts pucará the “Torito de Pucará”, which is a grotesque characterization of the bull …

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San Jerónimo

San Jerónimo and silver San Jerónimo Artisans Community Huancayo mining land and cradle of silversmiths has large deposits of precious metals such as gold and silver. Goldsmithing is a pre-Columbian tradition and was relearned with the arrival of the Spanish. The art that the families of San Jeronimo have preserved is to make threads of gold …

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Ayacucho Stone

Stone of Huamanga – Stone carvers AYACUCHO Artisans Community Huamanga stone is the local name given to alabaster, a mineral of white color and sometimes with shades ranging from gray or lead to sepia. It is a sediment of volcanic origin and is characterized by its easy malleability. In the beginning of the Colony (1533) the …

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Ayacucho Altarpieces

Altarpieces and Paintings AYACUCHO Artisans Community The Ayacucho altarpieces have their origin in the colonial times when Spanish priests in the process of evangelization traveled through all the towns of the Peruvian highlands. They carried with them portable boxes or altars. These boxes contained saints and other sacred effigies and were used to care for …

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Shipibo-Conibo

Shipibo-Conibo Handicraft SHIPIBO – CONIBO Ethnic Community The Shipibo Conibo ethnic is a  group of people  distributed on the banks of the Ucayali River and  tributaries, the first ceramics found mark the beginning of the Shipibo community around 2000 B.C.  Kené or kewé design is the most complete cultural expression and is the origin of  …

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