The indigenous culture of the Americas still has its DNA preserved in today's handicrafts, which, from raw materials to artisanal craftsmanship, shine with splendid ancient origins dating back to the pre-Hispanic era.
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To the ancestors of the Maya, Inca, and Aztec, weaving was extremely important and highly valued - almost every woman wove, and textiles were once used as currency. Among them, Inca weavers were considered the most accomplished. They usually wove on backstrap looms, a heritage which has been passed down through generations and still lives today.