The brand Tienda Esquipulas
Tienda means “shop” and Esquipulas is the name of a city of Guatemala symbol of peace, faith and kitch.
Tienda Esquipulas was born to bring together in one place a wide selection of objects and accessories from the popular culture of Mexico and Guatemala, living witness of the values, colors and know-how of the peoples of these regions.
Tienda Esquipulas animates a community of 50 craftsmen from Mexico and Guatemala from whom are handmade and according to traditional traditions all the products on offer.
She accompanies these artists and craftsmen to make them adopt eco-friendly materials and manufacturing methods by focusing on recycled raw materials and upcycling. She helps the producers with whom she works to find suppliers of recycled raw materials.
Furthermore, artisan women’s communities are systematically favored when they exist to support women’s empowerment efforts in Mexico and Guatemala.
Who are we
We are Ana and Eric.
Native of Guatemala, Ana created the brand Tienda Esquipulas in 2002 and opened her store located in Paris, Montmartre. Eric, her companion, joined her in 2017 to develop a way to meet the growing demand for sales to professionals.
Supporting the craftsmen of her country and Mexico to live by their art and their know-how is the driving force of Ana for whom each producer is a friend with whom she has developed a strong personal relationship.