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CATACAOS HANDMADE CAPITAL


The craft of Catacaos is only and had been recognized at national level and internationally, to such a grade that the State has granted him/her the title of Handmade Capital with the law 25132 in the year 1989.

The artisans of Catacaos have a surprising ability to make jewels of gold and silver in filigree (very fine threads), those that artistically they adorn necklaces and rings, and they make all object type that is requested. They also highlight their fabrics of straw shawl, famous for their quality, fineness and fineness; for their craft in hard (hualtaco) wood that astonishes for their beauty, perfection and design.

This whole local talent is exposed in the street Trade, main historical and beautiful artery whose antiquity of two centuries has received to merchants' thousands that have marketed its products. In this place we find marvels of gold and silver, as well as of straw, wood, leather and cooked mud, innate artisans' whose ability is coveted by hundred of national tourists and foreigners that arrive to these sunny lands works.

But their non alone art stays in the town; five minutes before arriving to Catacaos the village of Simbilá, famous potters' earth for its pitchers, pots and jars it is located, those that astonish to studious and curious when checking the way in that the artisan, using as tools of work two yokels, a vessel for the water, a river stone, a canvas and a selladora, seated or knelt in the floor they manufacture a sinnúmero of articles of varied aesthetics manually.



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