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Manos Cruceñas Artisan Store stocks woven, beaded, crocheted, and ironwork products made by indigenous artisans from the Santa Cruz community. Browse products made by artisans earning fair wages while enjoying breathtaking views of Lake Atitlan.
You can shop in the retail store, buy wholesale and design your own products made by local artisans, or take one of the beading or weaving courses.
The store is located below Café Sabor Cruceño and makes an ideal day trip from anywhere on Lake Atitlan.
All proceeds support the community of Santa Cruz La Laguna through the local nonprofit Amigos de Santa Cruz which runs education and economic empowerment programs (check out amigosdesantacruz.org or Amigos de Santa Cruz Foundation on Facebook for more information)
Tienda Manos Cruceñas is located in the CECAP vocational training center in the village center of Santa Cruz la Laguna, Guatemala. In addition to the retail store, we make products for our wholesale clients world-wide. Manos Crucenas Artisan Store is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our , international travel planner Edition.
Manos Crucenas Artisan Store reviews
We really enjoyed our stop at this store after a wonderful lunch at the culinary school upstairs. The textiles are so well made, and delicate. I bought several souvenirs at reasonable prices. The..... more »
The quality of these products are amazing. Everything is super beautiful and wearbale. You're spending a little bit extra to shop here versus the markets, but your money goes a lot further since... more »
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