Meet the vendor!

Meet the vendor!

Cecibel Martinez sells (mostly silver) antiques, but she comes from a long line of silver craftsmen. The proud inheritor of a great family tradition, Cecibel has this 1972 photograph showing her mother and grandparents selling silver on the sidewalk of La Paz taped to the wall of her store. She herself has been in the silver business for over 30 years.

Illampu Frazada

$120.00 WAS $200.00
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One of a Kind!

Destination: La Paz, Bolivia

Purchased from Cecibel Martinez, this frazada is named after Illampu, the fourth-highest mountain in Bolivia, located in the northern section of the Cordillera Real, and said to be one of the tougher of the country’s peaks to climb. In Bolivia, most geographical features are the subjects of legends galore, and Illampu is no exception…


A long time ago, two kings named Illimani and Illampu ruled over great kingdoms in what is today the Bolivian Altiplano. Though both were rich and powerful in their own right, each king suffered terrific jealousy a... Read More

Details and Dimensions

Some discoloration and fading
5 x 4.8 ft

$120.00 WAS $200.00
Sold Out!
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