spinning and Wool dying exhibition


One of the main ingredients of many of the dyes used for the fibers used to make traditional Peruvian products come from mixing an insect that infests cactus with different minerals.  This was demonstrated at one of our stops during our Cusco city tour.  The young lady standing is spinning wool and the one sitting is showing us how they make the dyes.

About Gramma Barbie

I am first and foremost young at heart. I am proud to be a mother and grandmother. I was a registered nurse since graduating from BCIT in 1974 until retirement in 2021. I am now a self employed hypnotherapist.
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