We're thrilled to introduce you to the talented artisans behind our cherished Hacienda Blankets. These beautiful, handwoven pieces are more than just products; they're the embodiment of tradition, craftsmanship, and the vibrant spirit of Guatemala.
A Family's Legacy: Meet Nidia and Hilda
Meet the dynamic duo, Nidia and Hilda, who have poured their hearts into the art of textile crafting. These skilled artisans have dedicated their lives to creating these remarkable pieces.
Masters of Textile Craft
Nidia and Hilda are true masters in the world of textile arts. They've honed their skills in various techniques, including backstrap weaving, industrial machine weaving, and floor loom weaving. Their journey started under the gentle guidance of their parents. With their father as a seasoned merchant and their mother as a passionate weaver, they had the perfect mentors.
A Commitment to Community and Tradition
Their motivation comes from a deep sense of responsibility to their local community and preserving traditions. Their creations range from beautiful bedspreads, tablecloths, napkins, and clothing to delightful children's wear and toys. They're all lovingly crafted by hand
Dreams and Aspirations
Nidia and Hilda share a common dream: to create employment opportunities within their community, making it possible for local youth to stay and thrive. By offering jobs, they're helping to keep their vibrant cultural heritage alive.
The Joy of Connection
One of the most delightful aspects of their work is the opportunity to immerse themselves in the traditions and celebrations of the communities they serve. This exchange of cultural experiences enriches their work and adds a unique touch to every piece they create.
Empowering Beyond Borders
These talented women are not just dedicated to their craft but also passionate about sharing their knowledge. They've gone a step further by teaching men the art of weaving, ensuring that the tradition continues to thrive.
As you enjoy Lumily's products, Nidia and Hilda want to express their sincere gratitude. "We create each piece with love and care. We ask for your patience, as everything is meticulously crafted by hand. Your appreciation of the vibrant colors and intricate combinations reflects the heart of Guatemala. We hope you enjoy our creations as much as we enjoy making them.
By supporting Lumily's partnership with these remarkable artisans, you're not just acquiring beautiful handwoven textiles; you're investing in the preservation of tradition, the empowerment of communities, and the celebration of the vibrant culture of Guatemala. Each blanket and every piece they create tells a story of resilience, family, and the enduring spirit of artistry.