The Ancient Art of Amate – How It’s Made

The Ancient Art of Amate – How It’s Made

Read Time: 2 min. Preserving the ancient Artisan traditions of her ancestors, Maribel and her husband, Jorge, create beautiful amate art from the bark of local trees that grow near their village in Mexico. How It’s Made Choosing the Best Tree Bark “Amate...
Discover the Ancient Aztec Art of Amate Paper

Discover the Ancient Aztec Art of Amate Paper

Read Time: 2 min. Preserving the ancient Artisan traditions of her ancestors, Maribel and her husband, Jorge, create beautiful amate art from the bark of local trees that grow near their village in Mexico. Traditional Amate Art The traditional amate art they create...
Weaving a Heritage of Hope in Guatemala

Weaving a Heritage of Hope in Guatemala

Read Time: 5 min. In the shade of a breezy courtyard, Filomena threads her loom with rich tropical-blue threads. She spends the afternoon weaving on her backstrap loom. The skills and patterns she learned from her grandmother transform her bundles of thread into...