Posts tagged handmade
Lidia

with Lidia in her market space in the vast market of Chichicastenango

Origin: Chichicastenango, Quiché

Ethnicity: Maya K'iche'

Lidia is a true designer and innovator with 20+ years of experience. We stumbled into her makeshift shop (her usual storefront was under renovation) by chance, but not really. Lidia supplies Kinship Market with many of the small leather wristlets and pouches on our site. She is creative and wise, and you’ll appreciate her attention to detail if you are lucky enough to score one of her pieces.

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Micaela

our friends Brittaney and Chris with Micaela in her market booth in the vast market of Chichicastenango

Origin: Chichicastenango, Quiché

Ethnicity: Maya K'iche'

Micaela is a quiet, yet strong force. We loved spending time in her market learning about the artistry of her repurposed goods. She works hard every week and supplies Kinship Market with most of the homegoods you see in our marketplace from her hometown of Chichicastenango. When you purchase a table runner or pillow from us, you're directly supporting this genuine, hardworking businesswoman.

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Noemí

with Noemi in her market booth in the vast market of Chichicastenango

Noemí

Origin: Chichicastenango, Quiché

Ethnicity: Maya K'iche'

Noemi is a dynamic story teller and shop owner. She works hard every week and supplies Kinship Market with the best selection of unique embroidered belts from her hometown of Chichicastenango. When you purchase a strap from us, you're directly supporting this hardworking mother and businesswoman.

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