The Legacy of a Culture
Meaning “Pro-Weavers”, this company is the fruit of the labor or 5 women that have more than 20 years of experience in preserving the textile history of Guatemala. Proteje has over 300 women weavers from 14 different regions in Guatemala that continue to conserve the beauty that is the authentic artisanal Mayan textile with the highest of quality cottons.
Natural Art Textile from Guatemala
Natural Art is part of a collective of businesses that support the work of rural community in Guatemala. All of the work for the products you see as part of the collection is done by the Community of Artisans located in Chimaltenango, Totonicapán, Quetzaltenango, and Zacapa regions. All of the products bring together the best quality of raw materials, design, authenticity, and combine them with the enchantment and mystery of the hidden secrets of the heritage of mayan art. These are perfect for creating an natural ambience in your home.
Jewelry for your House
This brand, made by the Guatemalan designer Lorena Figueroa, brings to La Casa del Algodón (House of Cotton), the Guatemalan tradition of textiles made by hand from different regions of Guatemala. Their textiles combine the latest trends in interior design with colorful and fine finishes, which has become a benchmark of the Guatemalan textile industry.
Guatemalan Weaving Hands
Guatemalan Weaving Hands is a brand that bets on innovation in the design of pieces that carry the purest artisan techniques of Guatemalan fabrics; it merges and transforms into unique pieces that in addition to being functional adapt to a lifestyle that seeks quality and authenticity.The star product chosen by the Casa del Algodón by GWH es the hammock, a practical and decorative element, that is created with every detail picked carefully and chosen using only the finest raw materials.
Innovation, the Fruit of Tradition
Indigo is the creation of Olga Reiche. Her purpose is to preserve what has almost been forgotten in the world of dyeing textiles with natural dyes made from native plants in Guatemala. Her work combines the ancestral techniques of natural dyeing with innovative elements such as using recycled plastic bags or weaving with fabric from recycled jeans to produce original designs found only in Guatemala.
Del Palomar (The Dovecoat) has its origins in the 90’s and has evolved into one of the most important artisanal interior designer name brands in Guatemala. Their fabrics are made with the best weavers in the country and their textiles transform the heart and soul of Guatemala into a piece of beautiful artwork of brilliant colors that you can hold in your hands.
Textile Culture of Guatemala
Our brand directly contributes to the conservation of the culture of textiles and weaving in Guatemala through the community of weavers that we help to employ. We have selected the most authentic of the textile patterns and colors from communities with the longest weaving traditions in Guatemala. Their creativity helps transport us to a world where nature and seasons mark the passage of time; where each color and symbol used helps to paint a picture that has existed in the same way for thousands of years.