Admire the Weavers of Zinacantán

San Cristóbal de las Casas , Chiapas

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Zinacantán is a place where time seems to have stopped. It is a picturesque village belonging to the ethnic Tzotzil, where amber products have been exchanged since pre-Columbian times.
Discover the embroiderers who weave colored linen on backstrap looms, and see the representative work that adorns the bodies of the men and women of Zinacantán.
Appreciate the colorful shawls that men wear, which is called pok'u'ul. They are made with white and red thread, as well as dark colors like blue, green and purple. Women's blouses are woven and embroidered with flowers.

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