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Trama Textiles

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Don't Miss this Beautiful Shop

Stopped in one evening for a quick shopping trip. Items are beautiful and very well-made. Knowing... read more

Reviewed March 21, 2018
Learned to weave on my own time!

I just walked in one day because I was curious and the daughter of the woman living there told me I... read more

Reviewed January 6, 2018
Junia K
Oakland, California
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We are Trama Textiles, a 100% worker-owned women's weaving cooperative in Quetzaltenango, Guatemala. We have a local shop in Xela, where we sell our handwoven accessories, homewares and clothing, and offer weaving classes to teach people the ancient...more
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Calle 10-56 3a | Zona 1, Quetzaltenango 09001, Guatemala
+502 7765 8564
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Reviewed March 21, 2018

Stopped in one evening for a quick shopping trip. Items are beautiful and very well-made. Knowing the history behind the women who make the products and the respect that is shown to them by the cooperative makes every purchase special.

Thank jot971
Reviewed January 6, 2018

I just walked in one day because I was curious and the daughter of the woman living there told me I could start! I only had 2 days left in Xela so I started right away. The first few hours was picking the threads and...More

Thank Junia K
Reviewed November 21, 2017

I booked this "Tour" as a demonstration for weaving. But we actually got a tryout on weaving. This was a great surprise because from the description I thought we would only watch the ladies do it. We first needed to roll up yarn, then we...More

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Reviewed June 17, 2017 via mobile

The video was very informative and the women make beautifully woven textiles. Definitely worth the trip.

Thank Kim33486
Reviewed May 4, 2016

Come to TRAMA to volunteer, tour, shop, or weave! TRAMA is a beautiful woman's co-operative that supports local artisans by providing fair wages and educating travelers about Guatemalan culture.

1  Thank Maleny C
Reviewed April 5, 2016

I spent 5 days with TRAMA Textiles learning to weave and finding out more about their organisation. It was a wonderful experience I will always remember. I have two beautiful weavings as souvenirs! You do not need any previous experience in weaving to take a...More

Thank Sarah H
Reviewed March 9, 2016

I love supporting Trama when I was in Xela because I know that the money from the products I bought there provided a good income for the women who made them. Not only that, but they are strong products that will last a lifetime. I...More

Thank KHBrown2016
Reviewed December 15, 2015

Realise it's a year since I visited Trama with my great teacher Saúl from Proyecto Lingüístico (Dec. 17 2014 - pace tripadvisor's compulsory mis-dating). As you will find out if you watch the video here, there are some ways of weaving traditional textiles which are...More

Thank SeniorMomentum
Reviewed September 1, 2015

Stopped off here whilst staying in Xela. Great little charity that works with cooperatives of women across Guatemala and supports them with the sale of their woven goods. We watched a 20 min video all about the charity and its history, very interesting. There are...More

1  Thank RichardEllis70
Reviewed August 24, 2014

Great designs of tables cloths dresses and belts in this wombs cooperative. Local stuff to help the locals, we found some nice designs here.

Thank PeterSilvainMooij
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Christeena B
June 6, 2015|
Response from Trama T | Property representative |
Hi, thanks for your interest in Trama! With one or two days you can either watch a weaving demonstration, make a sample cloth (5h) or a full scarf which takes 10 h but can be split over the two days. Hope this helps and we... More