Square Root

In the Western tailoring system, encoded in cuts and curves, what predominates is the silhouette of the person wearing the clothes, rather than their fabric or history.

But Mexican indigenous clothing results from the joining together of square and rectangular panels. It’s a unique textile origami that uses these two figures as the base from which to construct any other form using folds, pleats and stitching.

This system of patterning interests us for both its vernacular significance, which we consider the path to the future, and for its constructive and architectural quality.

The geometric clothes worn by indigenous women can be read like open books that tell the life stories of the weavers who made them. If a page were cut out, or divided with seams, it would be impossible to read the entire narrative.

We gave this system the name “la raíz cuadrada,” the square root, because we work with the roots of Mexico and this way of patterning as tools of design.

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Beaded NecklaceBeaded Necklace
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Handwoven chaquira necklace that spells the names of different Mexican indigenous languages. Color: Multicolor Material: 100% Others Technique: Bead...
$99.00 USD
Leather necklace with a handmade pompon hanging on it.  Color: Varies Material: 80% Cotton, 20% Leather Technique: Sheet Metal...
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Handmade houlder bag made from leather and inspired by the Tecuan Masks. Stitching is visible and made with...
$399.00 USD
belt bag inspired by the mexican fireworks known as "Palomas" and "Chifladores". It is designed with an extra...
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Charm Chifladores Keychain
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Keychain in the form of the mexican fireworks "Chifladores". Color: Multicolor. Material: 100% Leather Size: Onesize
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Chifladores CollarChifladores Collar
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Long collar made from leather that can be used as a belt or accessory as well. It is...
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Wide bracelet made with a lathe and hand carved from aile wood. Colors: Blue, White, Brown, Terra, Burgundy...
$59.00 USD
Wide bracelet made with a lathe and hand carved from aile wood. Colors: Blue, White, Brown, Terra, Burgundy...
$59.00 USD
Wide bracelet made with a lathe and hand carved from aile wood. Colors: Blue, White, Brown, Terra, Burgundy...
$59.00 USD
Wide bracelet made with a lathe and hand carved from aile wood. Colors: Blue, White, Brown, Terra, Burgundy...
$29.00 USD
Wide bracelet made with a lathe and hand carved from aile wood. Colors: Blue, White, Brown, Terra, Burgundy...
$19.00 USD
Bracelet made with a lathe and hand carved from aile wood. Colors: Blue, White, Brown, Terra, Burgundy Material:...
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