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.

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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.

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Gourd Birdhouses

Long ago, Native Americans recognized the benefits of bringing purple martin colonies to their villages and so they would hang.

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