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ABOUT US

 

We are a firm aimed at producing ornamental and utilitarian articles made by artisans from the Mexican state of Veracruz, following traditional techniques, processes  and using authentic materials.

We want to share the immense artisanal wealth of the mexican state of Veracruz through the production of high-quality decorative and utilitarian objects.

 

We are aimed at encouraging artisans to innovate, and propose new creations mixing traditions, customs, representative icons and symbols as well as traditional techniques and materials.

 

We want to improve local economies and create productive chains in order to increase living standards.

CASA DE LA CRUZ collaboratively works with artisans from more than 20 communities, located along the state of Veracruz, from the coastline to the high mountains.

Some of the distinguished communities are:

San Miguel Aguasuelos

Naolinco

Papantla

El Chote

El Mordagal

Chumatlán

Zozocolco

Tres Cruces

Zongolica

Chicontepec

Tantoyuca

Coatepec

Pajapan 

Tlacotalpan

OUR PRODUCTS

 

Our products are the result of contemporary design processes and traditional techniques. High-quality objects charged with cultural elements that accurately reflect traditions from Veracruz.

In CASA DE LA CRUZ we work together with artisans in order to create pieces of exquisite beauty and tradition, using genuine materials and the best finishing touches.

 

We revive traditional techniques,materials and rituals fusing them together with contemporary design elements.

PHILOSOPHY

In CASA DE LA CRUZ we strongly believe in the importance of values as a way to create a source of opportunities for all the people involved. Therefore some of our main ideals are traditional techniques and iconography conservation, fair trade as well as environmental awareness.

AUTHENTIC SYMBOLOGY

We support representative symbols conservation and promotion, as an effort to prevent traditions and beliefs from extinction.

TRADITIONAL TECHNIQUES CONSERVATION

We encourage the usage of traditional techniques both alive and the ones fallen into disuse, in order to guarantee their existence for future generations.

FAIR TRADE

We appreciate every artisan and collaborator’s effort and determination, therefore we guarantee that everyone receives a fair remuneration.

ENVIRONMENTAL AWARENESS

Everyday we try to reduce the environmental impact of our processes and products, using certified and sustainably cultivated woods, chemical free ceramics, a less pollutant logistics programme and the continuous improvement of our plans and processes in order to reduce our carbon footprint.

© 2017 by Casa de la Cruz.