La Paz

Tiwanaku stone crafts – La Paz

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Coordinates UTM N 8169556 – E 584853
Altitude 3870 m.a.s.l..
Temperature Min. 6 OC – Max. 28 OC

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Tiwanaku stone crafts – La Paz

Tiahuanaco are organized several associations of artisans dedicated to making ornaments and replicas of the main steles of the archaeological site. With the ability and skill inherited from their ancestors, they made and put on sale at the craft market next to the Monumental complex a variety of stone monoliths, these parts are usually carved in red sandstone, grey andesite, black basalt; each of these small stelae are manufactured in the homes of artisans from different communities in the region, the municipality has several associations that flock around 100 people who are exclusively dedicated to the carving of these small crafts; They include the agricultural craft Association and Folklore "Chacha Agro Puma shock ' Pak'cha" and organization, native artisans Tiwanaku ".

SELF-GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENT OF PEACE
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