Origin: San Antonio Palopó
Ethnicity Maya Kaqchiquel
María lives and creates her magnificent handicrafts in San Antonio Palopó with a group of women weavers. To reach a larger market, the women travel everyday by public transportation to get to Panajachel to sell her handmade items by foot. Without a stand or locale, María carries most of her items on her head and walks the streets looking for potential shoppers. Working 7-days a week, María is extremely innovative and eager to discuss exclusive designs and customizable products for new customers.