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Centinela Traditional Arts

Closed Now: 10:00 - 17:00
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Beautiful rugs, not active retail

Centinela has beautiful Chimayo rugs and some other local rugs. Not a large inventory, and the... read more

Reviewed 17 January 2019
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Well worth the side trip

If you have time for only one of the traditional art studios, this is a great one. This... read more

Reviewed 1 January 2019
JoAnne H
Washington State
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Centinela Traditional Arts is a tapestry gallery located in Chimayo, New Mexico, specializing in hand woven tapestry wool products using natural dyes, custom-dyed yarns, handspun yarns, and the traditional Chimayo and Rio Grande weaving styles. The...more
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946 State Road 76, 1 mile east of Chimayo on St.Rd.76, Chimayo, NM 87522-5107
+1 505-351-2180
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Reviewed 17 January 2019 via mobile

Centinela has beautiful Chimayo rugs and some other local rugs. Not a large inventory, and the staff seems almost uninterested in sales but has a wealth of knowledge about the rugs. Worth a visit.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 January 2019

If you have time for only one of the traditional art studios, this is a great one. This multi-generational family has their work displayed on four large walls of the studio as the elder artist measures his new drawing in preparation for weaving. The woman...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JoAnne H
Reviewed 21 July 2018

This is the best of the area textile stops in my opinion. I met Irv Trujillo early one Sunday morning about 30 years ago when I was driving around the area on vacation. His wife Lisa is an extraordinary weaver, and her contemporary things are...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank wildwoodsm
Reviewed 10 June 2018

The Trujillo's were very gracious hosts and di a great job showing their weaving skills. There were many wonderful displays of their artist work and works of others in the area. There was also a great selection of high quality pieces for purchase as well.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Ron R
Reviewed 10 June 2018

We were going by bus on the high road from Taos to Santa Fe. We stopped Centinela Traditional Arts. The art of traditional New Mexico weaver was explained by a master weaver. So many beautiful weaved items.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Elyrian
Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

I often visit here and buys sometimes Order special design Lisa and Ivan is well known weaver Award winning weaver There is beautiful Chimayo Rus on the wall. Also unique design vests

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank masakok385
Reviewed 26 May 2018

This was our last stop on our day in Chimayo and we saw some prize winning rugs here which were beautiful and bought a couple of prints. Not much in the way of things for sale and the handbags on display were poorly constructed. Friendly...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank SusiefromCrucible
Reviewed 18 March 2018

This is a shop selling beautiful weavings in a family-owned business. Weavers are on site and we found them pleasant and responsive to questions. Beautiful selection of goods.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank MNKate2016
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

We have been to all of the other weavers in the area, have bought from other weavers, but this is the gold standard bar none. The center features regional weavers all under one roof from rugs to clothes to wall hangings. The owners are highly...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Mark107
Reviewed 31 August 2017

About 45 minutes from Santa Fe, this little place is a real gem. When we arrived there were skeins of indigo yarn drying in the sun outside the building. Inside are several rooms of work from various local weaving artists, many of whom work out...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank AnneC229
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