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Moments that take our breath away...

Moments that take our breath away...

Just came across this beautiful quote by Maya Angelou "Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away. " 


Honoring One's Craft

Honoring One's Craft

As I walk through my little store in Telluride for the billionth time, I can't help but admire all the little things I didn't notice the day before, or the day before that.  The beauty of all things handmade lies in the truly one-of-a-kind relationship between the artisan and the artisan's art.  It is even more impressive to think that in that relationship lies a story that spans over generations, stories that honor age old traditions passed from generation to generation...


Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

An interesting tidbit before you hit the champagne: According to statistics from the National Insurance Crime Bureau, more vehicles are stolen on New Year’s Day than any other holiday!  

Be safe out there and we will see you in 2016.  Happy New Year! 


Snow! Telluride, CO

Snow!  Telluride, CO

So happy to finally be home! 10 feet of snow since the beginning of the season, and it just keeps dumping out!  The skiing has been incredible, but if your legs need a breather, come by the store at 394 W Colorado Ave (main st), Telluride.   

In case you haven't heard, Telluride hasn't always been the skier's paradise that we now know and love.  Originally established as a mining town in the late 19th century, Telluride did not officially become a powder destination until 1972 when the ski resort opened its doors to the public. 

 


Oaxaca, Mexico

Oaxaca, Mexico

We journeyed down to Oaxaca this fall in hopes of finding and working with artisans that still uphold their traditional crafts.  Although one of the poorest mexican states, Oaxaca offers everything from amazing goods to amazing food to amazing new friends! Located in SW Mexico, Oaxaca boasts colorful and diverse villages, many that host weekly markets offering textiles, pottery, food, chickens...I mean you name it! 

Our most recent collection offers some of our most cherished Oaxacan finds fit for any type of home!