Manos Crucenas Artisan Store, Santa Cruz La Laguna

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Manos Cruceñas Artisan Store stocks woven, beaded, crocheted, and ironwork products made by indigenous artisans from the Santa Cruz community. Browse products made by artisans earning fair wages while enjoying breathtaking views of Lake Atitlan.

You can shop in the retail store, buy wholesale and design your own products made by local artisans, or take one of the beading or weaving courses.

The store is located below Café Sabor Cruceño and makes an ideal day trip from anywhere on Lake Atitlan.

All proceeds support the community of Santa Cruz La Laguna through the local nonprofit Amigos de Santa Cruz which runs education and economic empowerment programs (check out or Amigos de Santa Cruz Foundation on Facebook for more information)

Tienda Manos Cruceñas is located in the CECAP vocational training center in the village center of Santa Cruz la Laguna, Guatemala. In addition to the retail store, we make products for our wholesale clients world-wide.
Manos Crucenas Artisan Store is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our international travel planner, Santa Cruz La Laguna Edition.
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  • The quality of these products are amazing. Everything is super beautiful and wearbale. You're spending a little bit extra to shop here versus the markets, but your money goes a lot further since you'r...  more »
  • Wonderful variety of hand made products from local artisans, all priced fairly. The store itself is designed so that proceeds support the women artisans and their families. The best place to shop for ...  more »
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