La Palma has one of Spain’s most interesting, varied and well preserved handicrafts. The nature of the Island supplies an extraordinary wealth of materials, which linked to its people good work and traditional inherited techniques, give a particular stamp to La Palma’s craftsmanship within the whole Canarian handicraft.
Household appliances, furniture, dowry pieces, functional and luxurious muds some with pre-Hispanic seal, implements and fishing gear, seafaring and construction tools, stone, wood, forge and brass in all forms and applications, braided basketry with varas and crusts from diverse vegetables add unique pieces and centennial designs to the Canarian crafts catalog. The meticulousness and uniqueness of La Palma’s artisans is their best report card. A great number of artisans work in Santa Cruz de La Palma, their daily work enrichs this important sector.