Lake Atitlan Ceramics Store

Lake Atitlan Ceramics Store features San Antonio Palopó ceramics renowned for its high quality ceramics.

Nestled along the shore of one of the most beautiful lakes in the world is the village of San Antonio Palopó.

Lake Atitlan Ceramics Store

You will find Lake Atitlan Ceramics Store is Nestled along the eastern shore of Lake Atitlan is the Kakchiquel Maya village of San Antonio Palopó offering spectacular views of Lake Atitlan.  This small unspoiled picturesque village is known for its indigenous style of clothing (traje) and for producing the finest pottery and ceramics in Guatemala.

San Antonio Palopo Lake Atitlan Ceramics Store offers pottery and ceramics that are created in San Antonio Palopó incorporates hand-painted unique indigenous designs in a range of colors and motifs that showcase the indigenous culture, themes, and motifs in a vibrant style.

What makes this area so special for creating pottery and Lake Atitlan Ceramics Store has the varied types of rocks, sand and the volcanic activity that have combined over the centuries to produce a clay that is perfect for making high quality ceramics.

In fact, this source of great clay is exactly what brought the legendary potter Ken Edwards to Guatemala in the 1990s where he established a ceramic studio.

Edwards taught the locals modern techniques which they then combined with ancient pottery influences to produce the world renowned San Antonio Palopó pottery and ceramics that you see today.

We are located 1/2 mile from the Village of Santa Catarina Palopó

Santa Catarina Palopó is a municipality in the Sololá department of Guatemala. The municipality is located on the shores of Lake Atitlán, approximately 3 miles South-Southeast of Panajachel, a popular tourist destination.

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San Antonio Palopó is a municipality in the Sololá Department of Guatemala. The village is on the eastern shore of Lake Atitlán. The lowest elevation is 1,562 meters (5,125 ft) at the shoreline.

The people of the region are Cakchiquel Maya with a distinctive style of clothing. The patron saint of the village is St. Anthony of Padua. The annual festival takes place on 13 June