Natural dyed skeins of wool at the Chinchero Centre for Traditional Textiles outside Cusco

Natural dyed skeins of wool at the Chinchero Centre for Traditional Textiles outside Cusco


 

Textile Tour:
Textile Art and the Peruvian Spiritual Heritage

Based in The Sacred Valley

January 20th to 31st 2019

Spaces Available - Book Now


Textile Tour Highlights - January 2019

  • Enjoy a two day workshop with world-famous Peruvian Master Weaver, Maximo Laura and learn about his inspiration and learn some of his textural techniques while you weave a small sample.

  • Join our Shaman on unforgettable visits to sacred sites including the incredible Machu Picchu.

  • Take part in, or observe, a Ceremony of Gratefulness (Despacho) to Pachamama (Mother Earth).

  • Immerse yourself in fascinating hands-on workshops with local craftspeople learning backstrap weaving, Andean knitting, embroidery, natural dyeing and more all taught by local artists who are masters of their crafts.

Also see our Facebook page Spirit of Peru for updates or use the contact page to speak to us directly.


Textile Tour:
Explore The Vibrant Textiles Of Peru's Sacred Valley and Cusco

April and October 2019

Spaces Available - book now


Textile Tour Highlights - April 2019

  • Enjoy demonstrations of traditional weaving, knitting and natural dyeing at the Chinchero Traditional Textile Centre.

  • Spend 3 full days in fascinating hands-on workshops with local craftspeople learning backstrap weaving, Andean knitting, embroidery, natural dyeing and more...

  • Take an unforgettable tour with our Shaman of the Sacred Valley, including the ruins of Pisaq, Pisaq market, and Awana Kancha Cameloid centre.

  • Visit Inca Ruins Sacsaywaman, Puma Pukara and Tambomachay.

  • Discover the incredible Machu Picchu (of course!)

  • Visit World-Famous weaver Maximo Laura's Gallery in Cusco.

  • Experience the city of Cusco on a walking tour, including the Inca ruins of Quoricancha, the Cathedral, San Pedro Market and shopping!


Teaching Tour:
Maximo Laura in Sweden

May 2019

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Maximo Laura Teaching Tour to Sweden May 2019

Master Tapestry Weaver Maximo Laura will be visiting Sweden in May along with his assistant teacher, Paola Laura to deliver 3 x one week workshops at different venues around Sweden. One will be in Siljansnäs, Dalarna Province. He will be teaching many of his typical textural techniques and participants will make a small wall hanging on his portable table looms. We have started a Facebook page to share information about this tour : Maximo Laura Sverige, or use the contact form to speak to us directly.

Contact Us for more information

 
 

A 4 or 5 day extension can be arranged in Cusco or Calca (in the midst of The Sacred Valley) for longer workshops after the end of the Tour, please contact us for details.