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Handwoven pillow cover - Toads in Antique Rose

This beautiful pillow cover features the Toads Design from the ceremonial huipil of the Maya city of Yaxchilan. The Mayan consider toads to be musical creatures, with their singing they bring rain to the world. The toad sings at the mouth of the Earthlord's mountain cave. It was hand woven using a backstrap loom, a system created during the Classic Maya period.
  • In stock: 4 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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Why is Mexican Blown Glassware also called Bubble Glass ?

Mexico is very well known for hand blown drinking glasses, the most popular of them characterized by a blue band blown into the rim. All glasses are 100% Lead Free.
If you hold a glass up to the sunlight and look through it, you will see hundreds of trapped bubbles through out the glass, this is normal and part of the hand blown process.
This is why originally it was called "bubble glass". Now days glass blowers that can blow large bubbles inside the glassware are considered to be "Master Blowers".