Artisan Connect

Artesania Sorata

Date : 2011-03-01 14:43:53

DescriptionArtesania Sorata is a textile workshop based in the indigenous Aymara community of Sorata, Bolivia, that employs local women in the production of traditional textile crafts. Artisans use a drop spindle to weave wool that is dyed using vegetables, herbs, and nuts, and each piece is a unique creation that represents cultural symbols and values. Artesania Sorata offers classes on literacy, and health, and also supports community programs benefiting homeless children.

Street Address

CityLa Paz


Name of InstitutionArtesania Sorata

Phone(591 22) 36 2581


Fax(591 22) 35 0409

Type of ActivitySupport Institution

Leave a Reply

© 2009