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Handwoven pillow cover - Diamonds in Dark Yellow

This beautiful pillow cover features the Grand Design from the ceremonial huipil of Sakamch'en. Diamonds represent the Universe and the path of the sun in it's daily movement: the east and west are represented by the small diamonds at the top and bottom. The large diamond in the center is the sun at noon. It was hand woven using a backstrap loom, a system created during the Classic Maya period.
  • In stock: 2 items
  • Backordered items usually take 3-4 weeks to ship.
  • Handcrafted by a weaver in the town of San Andres Larrainzar (Sakamch'en), Chiapas, Mexico.
  • Technique: Backstrap loom weaving and brocade. 100% cotton.
  • DIMENSIONS: Width: 19.5 in., Length: 19.5 in. ; Weight: 0.5 lbs.
  • CARE: We recommend hand wash with mild soap to keep the colors true. Air dry.
  • For machine wash, turn cover inside out, use gentle cycle with cold water. Air dry.
Price: US$154.99    

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How Mexican Blown Glassware is Made

Usually made from reclaimed, recycled bottles and scrapped glass, each piece of Mexican blown glassware is unique.
Once the reclaimed glass is melted down, artisans then attach a blob of molten glass to the end of a long, hollow pipe.
The artisan then uses his mouth and the power of his lungs to puff into the pipe, and blow the molten glass into the desired shape of a margarita glass, a pitcher, or perhaps a vase.