Handicrafts in Antigua Guatemala


While you walk through the city of Antigua Guatemala, you´ll notice a variety of typical handicrafts made by local people. You can find objects made with jade, clay, wood, silver, gold, rocks and colorful fabric.

There are some specialized stores, informal markets and street sellers that sell these handicrafts at different prices, so you can choose what it´s better for you.

Some of the most common objects that represent Antigua, are the ones made with clay. There are decorative tiles, dishes, owls, fruits and vegetables, money boxes, butterflies and birds made with this material. The techniques used to make these handicrafts are from the XVI century.

During your next trip to our hotel enjoy the beauty of handicrafts made in Antigua!

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