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Ducuale Grande Crafts Workshop

Department: Estelí

Municipality: Condega

Type: Artisans

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  • sta gloria c joyce wrote on Mar 19, 2014:

    La tecnica de decoracion a humo "negative resist" ha sido llevado ALLI DESDE cHULUCANAS PIURA pERU EN 1982.tAL TECNICA ES DE n.aM>CENTRO aM>sUD aMERICA.
    hA SIDO RE-DESCUBIERTO EN CHULUCANAS EN 1977 POR ALFARERO
    gERASIMO sOSA ALACHE Y LLEVADO ALLI POR RON RIVERA DESDE cHULUCANAS.EN 1982.
    *EN LENCA HONDURAS LAS MAYA CLASICA SE LO HICIERON Y EN cHULUCANAS HA SIDO HECHO POR LOS VICUS EN 600ac.
    ME AGRADA VER EL USO DE LO LOGRADO POR NOSOTROS EN cHULUCANAS PIURA pERU EN 1977
    GC JOYCE ASESORA CHULUCANAS 1966-1981

  • Laurie wrote on Jan 12, 2014:

    I it safe to eat and drink from the pottery purchased from Ducuale Condega Nica?

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Description

The Ducuale Grande crafts workshop is a community center. Thirteen women work here, creating crafts in the same style and using the same materials as the old indigenous inhabitants of the region.

Visitors can observe the complete production process. This starts with the elaboration of mud and clay, followed by the formation of the piece. The next step is to bake the material in an oven, and after that it is cleaned and finally the designs are finished with a chisel and made to shine.

The workshop also includes an exposition area where visitors can see some finished work and buy crafts. These pieces are available in all sizes and shapes. Some are just for decoration, but there are also others for domestic use like cups, vases, or plates.

Getting There

The community of Ducualy Grande is located 3 kilometers from Condega (Condega: 55 kilometers from Estelí). A dirt road connects the area to the Pan American highway.