On these days the villagers have kept their goldsmiths fame and their production of all kind of pans, plates, cups and other copper utensils that have a great demand
Lakes and Waterfalls:
The Zirahuén Lake this word means "the gods mirror" of "smoky place"
This place was chosen by the famous Michoacan's writer José Rubén Romero like scenery for his well-known novel "La vida inútil del pícaro Pito Perez" ("The useless life of the roguish Pito Pérez")
Vasco de Quiroga fomented the industry among the Indians and they established in Santa Clara a big foundry that one day got on fire and destroyed almost all the town by the end of the XVIII century
Before the conquest the tarascans used the copper to make rattles, masks, chest protectors and other objects