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Ancient tradition of weaving in cotton thrives in the Guatemalan mountains

Ancient tradition of weaving in cotton thrives in the Guatemalan mountains

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We may specialize in traditional Andean weaving from Peru, but we love all textile traditions around the world! Here, guest writer Claire Heath tells us about her experience learning about the cotton weaving tradition from master weavers & dyers in the small community of San Juan La Laguna, perched on the shores of Lago Atitlan in Guatemala. 

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Why Ethical Fashion Matters

Renewing our partnership with Jennie in 2018 will build on the relationship she established with the weavers last year, further showcase the skilled craftsmanship of these incredible artisans and create a sustained income for indigenous women in remote communities. Read more about the impact our Design a Brighter Future campaign will make on the lives of Andean artisans, their families and their communities.

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