A time honored Peruvian tradition
Gourd Making Technique
Andean master carvers travel to the gourd fields on the Peruvian northern coast to ensure and inspect the quality of the raw materials.
Gourd Story Telling Tradition
In the Andean mountains of Peru, in a tiny village of 50 families, fine gourd carving has been practiced for generations.
Long ago, Native Americans recognized the benefits of bringing purple martin colonies to their villages and so they would hang.