Mexican Sugar Mold Candle

Say ¡Hola! to our Mexican Sugar Mold Candles

History of the Mexican Sugar Mold Candles The Mexican Sugar Mold Candles hold a special place in the heart of Mexican culture, reflecting a rich history that dates back to the colonial era. Initially crafted to produce sweet sugar cones (piloncillos) sold as street snacks, these molds evolved into exquisite candle holders. Today, these candles

Copalera and Copal Day of the Dead Altar

The Copalera and Copal – a Perfect Spiritual Duo

The Copalera and Copal – a perfect spiritual duo. Learn all about the beautiful copalera and how, with copal, it has been used for centuries. The Copalera The Copalera is a traditional incense burner used in many Latin American cultures during religious and spiritual ceremonies.   Copal, a type of resin obtained from the copal tree,

Curanderismo medicinal herbs

Curanderismo – It’s Culture, History, & Significance

This Curanderismo blog post aims to educate and offer resources for those interested in learning more about the significant role curanderas and curanderos play in their culture. Please respect curanderas, their cultures, and their history at all times. Te Calmas O Te Calmo never condones cultural appropriation. Curanderismo: What Is It? Curanderismo, a traditional healing

Jessica Mandujano Te Calmas O Te Calmo


Hola! I’m Jessica Mandujano Jessica Mandujano, co-owner of Te Calmas o Te Calmo – a Self Care Tiendita. The past few years I have put a lot of effort into prioritizing my mental health, as a mom to two little ones it hasn’t been easy! Meditation and crystals have been incredible tools for me and