I was overwhelmed by the beauty of these textiles and overcome by your response in support of this great women’s weaving cooperative from San Juan Colorado. Thank you all for your incredible support.
This beauty is now SOLD. #5.
To Buy: Please email me firstname.lastname@example.org with your name, mailing address. I will mark it SOLD, send you a PayPal invoice and add $12 for cost of mailing.
And, then there is this one. Blue and gold. Pericone and indigo.
Now, I’ve just spent the afternoon packing and mailing all the beautiful huipiles and blusas you bought yesterday. Some of you were disappointed because we sold-out early and fast!
So, I’ve contacted Las Sanjuaneras and I am arranging for another shipment of 16 beautiful textiles to come to me from Oaxaca. These will include more blusas and and a few tunics. The selection, again, is magnificent. I have seen preview pictures and chosen the ones I think you will enjoy most.
I’ll give you a heads-up when then arrive. I will need a couple of days to prepare them for posting — with photographs and descriptions.
Thank you for being so wonderfully supportive of Oaxaca and her weaving community. We are all deeply appreciative.
Families depend on the work of women in small, remote weaving villages like San Juan Colorado. Husbands are subsistence farmers who are able to feed their families with beans, corn, squash that they raise in the field. But the produce is no commodified because everyone grows what they need to eat. It is the weaving that can bring in the extra money to the household to pay for school, medicine and health care, an occasional chicken or a fiesta.
In times like these, when there are no tourists to visit or to shop in the Oaxaca city galleries, we are doing what we can to help families sustain themselves.