Artists

honoring traditions with creativity and innovation

From the awe-inspiring ruins of Machu Picchu, the splendor of the jewels of Sipan, to the enigmatic Nazca lines, contemporary Peruvian artists have an immensely rich cultural heritage from which to draw inspiration. For thousands of years Peruvians have been perfecting the art of weaving, carving, knitting, pottery, and jewelry making, and their contemporary crafts reflect their talents. Lucuma Designs is proud to help preserve craft techniques that have stood the test of time, and that have been passed down from generation to generation.

"Since I was little, I have had a passion for exploring the colorful and vibrant craft markets of Peru where there was always something new to discover. For over 16 years, I have been honored to work side by side with top artists while inspiring them to realize their full creative potential. It feels great to give something back to my country while sharing its beauty with the world." Alessandra Bravo, President & Designer


Boruca's Mask Making Tradition

2/13/2018 1:23 PM

Boruca Mask History

Boruca's mask tradition started in the 1500s when they used masks depicting animals or nature spirits were used to scare the Spanish, who then called the natives “diablitos” or little devils.

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2018 Boruca Mask Show

2/1/2018 12:09 PM

2018 Boruca Mask Show

The 14th annual Borucan mask show at Sarasota's Marie Selby Botanical Gardens concluded last week. This is the second year that Lucuma Designs has taken part in this exclusive annual gallery show for the Borucan Masks. The show featured more than 300 hand carved and painted art pieces created by a group of 19 artists from Boruca, Costa Rica.

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Product Feedback Survey

1/29/2018 12:09 PM

Owl Product Survey

Help us help you and the artists with better owls and other products!

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Posted in Product Features By Lucuma Designs

Quick and easy hashtag tips

11/9/2017 12:16 PM

Vilma March Update

Remembering to use hashtags in your posts can help expose your business to new customers. Here are a few easy tips for using hashtags for your store.

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Posted in Tips for Retailers By Lucuma Designs