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Handicrafts

Artesanías en Guanajuato

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All over the state of Guanajuato you can find handicrafts, there are figures made of quarry, clay and mud of course, because they are materials present in the entity, but you will also see works of cardboard and a huge catalog of materials and techniques.

Within the different types of handicrafts, there are those to which you can notice the European influence, of course the mix is great, the diversity and richness of crafts and techniques that Guanajuato’s artisans have developed over the years is beyond compare. You can see it in their carved mesquite furniture, in the tiles of the constructions and home decorations similar to the “talavera poblana” (Puebla- style pottery); they also make impressive works of basketry, vessels and kitchen utensils made of brass; embroidery and weaving of wool, pottery, paper-maché figures, stained glass and blown glass, clay work and the list goes on. So get your travel budget ready, because you will not want to miss one of those treasures as a souvenir of your visit to Guanajuato.

Available in: Español (Spanish) 日本語 (Japanese)