Colorful fabric in Panajachel

When you walk through the streets of Panajachel, you´ll find a variety of beautiful handicrafts that are going to amuse you with their colorful designs. However, some of these objects are not from Solola, but from Antigua and Totonicapan.


Some of the main crafts from Solola are the fabrics made of cotton and yarn that come from towships like Santa Catarina, San Jose, San Andres, Panajachel, etc. To make the colorful and original designs on fabric, people use looms. These looms can be of two types: use with the waist or with pedal.


These beautiful fabrics express the creativity and skill of craftsmen from Panajachel. During your next trip, don´t forget to look near these beautiful handicraft!

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