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THE BUCTZOTZ ARTISTS

In a small Yucatecan village, Maya children play at painting, painting what they play. Here is their story.
By María Teresa Mézquita

  
HANDS OF AMBER

In highlands of the state of Chiapas, miners burrow into the heart of the mountains by the light of a single candle. They are searching for amber, the millennial resin of Mundo Maya.
By David Díaz Gómez

  
THE SOMBRERO CAPITAL

Inside the humid caves of Becal, men and women spend their lives weaving the famous Jipijapa hats.
By Jonathan Harrington

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HANDICRAFTS IN THE MUNDO MAYA

Maya artisans share their cultural heritage through their fine works, crafted in wood, natural fibers and precious metals.
By Cristina Prades

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THE WOMEN POTTERS OF AMATENANGO

Discover a village in Chiapas, Mexico, were the women are born with terracotta souls and immaculate hearts made of baked earth.
By David Díaz Gómez

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