"My biggest challenge is to bring you my designs, show you my colors and tell you about our history, of which I feel very proud."
"I was born on 27 September, 1972 in Ayacucho. Weaving runs through my veins. I grew up amid looms and wefts since my family has been dedicated to weaving for several generations. I used to help my parents in the little rustic workshop they used to have. We faced a lot of hardships, but we managed... read more
Soaring through crimson skies, the great Andean condor is revered in South America. The Inca considered the majestic bird as a guide. Working on a traditional handloom, Eliazar Ochoa portrays the... Read More
Inspired by Andean weavers of old, Peruvian artisan Inka creates this majestic tapestry with alpaca blend yarns. Brilliant shades of red, orange, and brown depict a bird surrounded by the colors of... Read More
Guardian faces open their mouths as if to shout a warning. Depicted in a stunning hand-loomed tapestry, they represent the cabezas clavas, stone sculptures that stand at the entrance to a temple in... Read More
Like identical twins, scarlet macaws confer in Peru's Amazon rainforest. They grasp a tree branch with strong toes and savor fresh tropical fruits. Depicted in a hand-loomed tapestry by Luis León, the... Read More