Obviously, you can’t travel to Peru right now, but if you’re itching to buy some of the country’s word class folk art, you can shop online. From pre-Inca times to the present day, handmade arts and crafts have symbolized Peruvian culture with skilled artisans working in a variety of mediums and styles. From quirky masks to complex woven textiles, hand-painted pottery to intricately carved gourds, from hand-crafted musical instruments to elaborate wood carvings, Peru’s distinctive handicrafts are beautifully crafted and a conversation-starting adornment for any home.
Here are some of the best handcrafted items in Peru and where to buy them online.
Woven Textiles: Among Peru’s most famous