Women's Beading Cooperative, Isla Mujeres

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Support local artisans by purchasing a detailed, colorful piece at Women's Beading Cooperative. You'll see women at work at the lively cooperative; as they chat away, feel free to chime in if you happen to know a bit of Spanish. They regularly host beading workshops; inquire about the schedule. The unique, handcrafted pieces include a tag with the name of the person who made it. U.S. dollars are accepted, but pesos will be appreciated. Put Women's Beading Cooperative at the forefront of your travel plans using our Isla Mujeres trip itinerary maker.
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  • August 7, 2017
    Such sweet people and incredibly gifted. It's a pleasure to be able to support them and enjoy their beautiful handiwork.  more »
  • August 6, 2017
    Next to church in the middle of the island. With so many beaded items available on the street, it was nice to go to this boutique. Hires many local women and children. You may watch them crafting thei...  more »
  • August 1, 2017
    ....visiting this lovely co-op of women creating beautiful beaded masterpieces all by hand. They work hard and have gorgeous one of a kind pieces of beaded jewelry that's fit for a museum. Don't miss  more »
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  • May 13, 2017
    Nice hand made jewelry but definitely overpriced. Worth checking out but don't have high expectations.
  • September 6, 2016
    Excellent selection of beautifully beaded accessories. Promotes the craft & women artisans.
  • March 4, 2017
    Many creative and beautiful pieces.
  • February 15, 2016
    Beautiful jewelry. Their only source of income.

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