Mapuche Silver

When you visit Bariloche, besides the chocolates , you won’t want to leave without the chance to see real mapuche silver work, Mapuches are the native people from Chile and Argentina , and their work in silver is considered sacred, in fact , no one who is not mapuche could be considered a “Rutrafe” (silver artisan) , every piece of work has a meaning and is unique .
In downtown Bariloche , Cristina Marin which is a real mapuche artist has her little stand in the handicraft marker located on the corner of Moreno and Villegas Street, you will have the time to stop by and enjoy her work, it’s a unique opportunity, don’t miss it!”

Author: Alex Maureira

Alex Maureira, founder of The Chilean Tourism Network, which is formed by a group of tour guides along Chile; who can help you with tips and free advice for your next trip to our country. I am a qualified tourist guide from Chile , 100% Chilean and I’ve been involved in tourism industry for 18 years; the last 15 years, guiding groups all over my country , I am 40 years old and I am available to solve all your inquiries about Chile.

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