Situated in Antigua Guatemala, Cultural Inheritance (Patrimony) of the Humanity, is found Pablo’s Silver Shop, an enterprise that appeared from the restlessness of its owners to preserve the legacy that once their grandparents began there by the year 1950.
Mr. Hector Portillo and his wife Margarita de Portillo, moved from the Capital City to this city, and founded La Antigueña Factory and Silver Shop, famous because of its quality and good service, where could be found articles and jewelry carried out in silver 925.
The Portillo grandparents introduced to La Antigua Guatemala the art to work the silver by hand and create jewelry pieces really unique, teaching to the most part of artisans and craftsmen from this city for more than four decades. They worked and improved the silver work preserving something else than clients, friendships.
Nowadays with the proud of preserve this tradition, Pablo’s Silver Shop opens its doors to continue satisfying to the customers that for decades have trust on the quality and service from this family and also to open itself doors to a new market not only national but also international.
Pablo Castellanos Portillo one of the youngest grandchildren of the Portillo grandparents starts the process to learn the task and tradition of the silver and jade. With his 28 years Pablo is the only member of the family that has continued the business in jewelry, following the basic principles that his grandparents taught him, like innovating in techniques and designs to give you a classic silver shop and at the same time renewed. Pablo’s Silver Shop is already with five years and trusts on God continuing offering you its services for many decades more.