CUSTOM: These little bulls bring happiness and welfare to those who put them over the roof of their houses
WHERE TO BUY THEM? In handicrafts stores in Puno. Just let us know if you want to visit this pretty city.
ORIGEN: AYACUCHO, AYACUCHO
DESCRIPCION: Colorida caja de dos puertas que se dividen en 2, una llamada Hanan Pacha(cielo) y la otra Kay Pacha(tierra). Las pequeñas figures en su interior estan hechas de una pasta especial hecha de papa.
WHERE TO BUY THEM? In all the handricrafts stores around Peru, especially Lima and Cusco.
Chicha de Jora
DESCRIPTION: Typical corn beverage made with a lot of patient.
COSTUME: It’s typical to drink this beverage in parties, religious parades or any happy moment.
WHERE TO BUY IT? At the principal “Chicherias” in Pisaq or Ollantaytambo located in Cusco.
ORIGIN: CHICAMA, LA LIBERTAD
DESCRIPTION: Drawings in under relief that represent the day a day of the community.
WHERE TO BUY THEM? In all the handicrafts stores in Lima.
DESCRIPTION: Bread that is made in different shapes, specially in the shape of a baby, with little candy faces.
COSTUME: They are made for November 1st to remember death parents. At the highlands, they put many on these breads with beverages, fruits and typical dishes.
WHERE TO BUY THEM? In Cusco, Puno, Cerro de Pasco and many other Andean cities.
DESCRIPTION: Wonderful handmade ceramics, with interest designs that have special meanings. The cross is present in all their works.
WHERE TO BUY THEM? There are web sites that sell this fantastic works.
Las Tablas De Sarhua
ORIGIN: SARHUA, AYACUCHO
DESCRIPTION: Colorful paintings made over wood.
COSTUME: The godfather must give a Tabla de Sarhua when a family builds a new house.
WHERE TO BUY THEM? : You can buy them at Indio Market located in at Miraflores. If you want to visit Ayacucho just let us know.