Archive for July, 2010

In January of 2010, Nadia traveled to Yohocuaha to conduct the first of a series of workshops dedicated to developing designs that address the needs of our international market—which means new exciting designs for Fall & Winter seasons coming soon!


Here’s a sneak peek of a new item created in collaboration with Feliza:


The highlight of this trip was collaborating with local artisan Olegario (introduced to the group by Dulce during her last visit to Yohocuaha) who lives and works in a neighboring community.  His jicara -carving technique is impeccable, and he was more than happy to collaborate on a few accents for Yohocuaha’s new collection. 


As impressive as his technique is his loving collaboration with his wife Mari, who conducts the sales of their business.   It was inspiring to learn about Olegario’s dedication to sharing his knowledge with his Mixteca community and improving their well-being.  

We’re looking forward to sharing more about Yohocuaha’s new items soon!

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