Sun Place

That place was Cuzco. Legend of Manco Capac and Mama Ocllo true day, when the Sun peered behind the Apus (mountains), from the bowels of Lake Titicaca arose a mythical couple. Once on land, Manco Capac and Mama Ocllo took the road to the North, as their father, the Sun, had arranged that they look for a place where to settle. When they reached the Hill Huanacauri, near Cusco, they tested the magic wand that had been given to them, which would collapse in the best place for the Foundation. And so it happened. It was then that they decided to inhabit these lands and civilize populations from throughout the Valley, teaching them to plant corn and weaving.

This famous myth was told by Inca Garcilaso de la Vega in his memoirs and many see it as a great Western influence. The ages of the world the ancient Andean inhabitants had a cyclical conception of time and divided the history of the world into five ages. Each one represented a type of social organization with start and end. This division is It is explained in the Chronicle of Guaman Poma de Ayala. During the 12th century to the 15th century, the Lords of the Reino de Chimu ruled the northern part of the Peruvian coast, they used the silver in all kinds of objects, from large size jewelry items such as earmuffs and pectoral discs and vessels, large or small. Our ancient culture teaches us the craftsmanship of metals, for this reason we have inherited some techniques, one of them being the tissue of silver threads.