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My Guatemalan Trip–I Learn To Make A “Princesa” Beaded Necklace

The best-selling product in my store also happens to be my personal favorite, the “Princesa” line of hand-beaded necklaces, earrings, and bracelets.  So I was thrilled to visit the wonderful group of women who make this and a number of other stunning pieces of jewelry during my trip to Guatemala last month.

My Guatemalan Artisan Trip–The Corazon Del Lago Co-op

“Thank you for selling our products. Without people like you to sell what we make, we would not be able to feed our families.” These were the parting words I heard at every one of the 4 Mayan co-ops I visited on my recent trip to Guatemala.  Talking with the women, learning about their craft, […]