NATURAL DYES.....

azul de mata                                                                               teak                                                                           demonstration of various dyes

       Achiote (orange)                                                                          Tumeric (yellow)                                                   spinning yarn                      natural cotton grown in Boruca 

 1-preparing yarn to dye              2- backstrap loom                    3-warp for the loom                           4- Azul de mata and Tuyska leaves                        5- spinning yarn

TYRAIN PURPLE FROM SEASNAILS.....

           Snails from the rocks only at low tide                           blow on the snail                     excretion                                            first light green then turns to violet

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MASKS - DIABLO AND ECOLOGICAL

DANZA DE LOS DIABLITOS

Our favorite carver, Jose Gonzalez Lazaro, 1- center of first photo on left, 2-with mask in hand and 3-with teddy bear !

The elders (first on left), calling to the warriors, with conch shell and flute.

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LIFE IN BORUCA

HOME DECOR

Wall Tapestry from 5 different runners

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INDIGENOUS OF COSTA RICA

ARTESANOS NATURALES DE BORUCA

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