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Raquel Sanabria García grew up admiring her parents’ ability to create beautiful gourd art. So, as she grew, so did her love and talent in creating gourd art.

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Posted in Gourd Artists By Lucuma Designs
Lizzet gourd artist

Representing a new generation of gourd artists, Lizzet Hurtado continued her family’s art tradition when marrying Rodolfo few years ago, they started their own workshop. As an accomplished artist and business woman, she has experienced her dose of gender discrimination in our male-dominated society. She felt first hand how a woman must work harder than her male counterparts to leave a mark.

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Posted in Gourd Artists Fair Trade Fair trade women By Lucuma Designs

Handmade Beauty

10/15/2018 12:37 PM

Handmade gourd carving

Behind every handcrafted gift, there is a story. These gifts offer windows into the lives of the talented artists who have poured their love and time into creating something truly unique. Their crafts offer intrinsic value that goes far beyond what our eyes can see, which is why we love our products so much. And we know you will, too!

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Birdie Gourd video

Watch as artisans in Peru draw, clean, paint and carve gourd ornaments for Lucuma Designs.

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Posted in Gourd Artists Product Features Videos By Lucuma Designs

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