The quality of embroidery is determined by the thickness of the pita threads bent, the needle used, and a leather point-opened needle called “Lesna” and design drawings that are embroidered with patience.
The more fine and accurate these are is more delicate and beautiful work, because even those who do not know the subject will notice immediately the difference of an edge to another fine thicker. It is also very important to have beautiful and finely made drawings on the leather to be embroidery for artisans that tend to have a lot of trimmings that include all kinds of reasons, especially cowboys and rangers, others will say that the most chosen by the cowboys, there are those who like to carry for example, a belt having heads or horses or bulls, firearms or monograms of trademarks, there is an immense variety of cowboys reasons and country side ornaments with florets frets that between our customers would be fascinated with them. The process basically remains unchanged since this craft was born.
WHY OUR ORIGINAL PRODUCTS WITH GOOD QUALITY ARE AFFORDABLE TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC?
If we have full production in our home state and in our properties with enough Maguey Plants (Aechmea magdalenae) where our company
draws the original pita fiber used to make our products we have tanners, Veracruz is just two hours by highway from the region where
the silver and fittings for saddles and spurs are done. And only 5 hours away from the country capital, installed at a height of the
first Mexican port with all the infrastructure and maritime customs to ensure cover in the shortest time possible all our requests
and purchase orders from domestic and international, plus the vision of expansion without losing the root of our company philosophy
and mission. Ensures that at future will be able to raise the quality of our products and keep prices accessible to the general public.
WHY THE EMBROIDERY HAS TO BE FROM CACTUS THREAD INSTEAD OF ANY OTHER KIND OF YARN?
The procedure for conducting a “piteado” product is a laborious and time consuming because it begins with getting the fiber from the plant in its rustic essential, make a selection and arrangement of thin threads that pita be bent very carefully so that the threads are perfectly prepared to be used for embroidery. Draw-opening the leather ready to begins the delicate work of the embroiderer that take several days to complete this work. Some embroiderers, leads at least one month of continuous stitching working on a well tight ornaments frame, considering that often have their assistants.
Just as there is embroidery with original cactus thread (pita) there are also threaded wires embroidery onto leather with the
same artesian technical imitation gold and silver, however, and although it is common to see cowboys articles and Mexican embroidered
jeans imitation gold or silver thread or cotton and hemp type double zero , which deals with the embroidery here is PITA (The original
cactus Thread) which is the traditional way of good dress taste for the traditional cowboy, rancher, farmer field or people
know to till the soil, cattle ride horses and cultivate the land, part of the culture and pride of being countryside people.
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The Piteado is an embroidery art that is done by hand on leather and using the fiber that is extracted from the Pita, a variety or Maguey Agave plant “amaryllidaceous” family that grows in Mexico and other various products that are obtained in addition of this fiber, like well known spirits like the “Mezcal”, “Tequila” and “Pulque” are drinks that are renowned Mexico in the world and are derived from different varieties of this plant.
Also some robs used to equestrian activities or a cowboy duty who likes the good and elegant dress are made of this natural fibers.
Specifically, the Pita yarn is obtained from a three with same name, and Mexican artisans have used this to make beautiful embroidered onto leather.