Maguey is a succulent plant from which various raw materials are obtained. These are used to make textile fibers, ornaments, alcoholic beverages, gourmet dishes, among others.

The artisans involved in the process cut the plant from root and leaves are used to make textile fibers, the thorns of these leaves are removed and then the leave is flattened, the cuticle of the husk is removed, then combed to remove the remaining cuticle, the resulting fibers are washed and dried in the sun and with this final step the fibers are ready to use.