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Charles on a Rio Grande loom at Tierra Wools, weaving a tapestry rug.

Charles Lee Thompson

Mountain Top Weavings and Art

Charles Thompson came to Tierra Wools in 2010. His specialties are Rio Grande weaving and Rustic Metal work. Charles was born and grew up on a farm in Iowa. After graduating from Cosmetology School there, he moved to Laguna Beach, Ca and founded “Charles Wig Chateau”. Where he created custom wigs and hairpieces for 45 years. After retiring in 2009, he discovered Norther New Mexico, and the beautiful mountains of the Chama Valley area and has made it his permanent home.

Charles keeps chickens and loves gardening. Grandchildren from both coasts look forward to coming to the Log Cabin and visiting Grampy Charles.