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Ivory snowflakes within a red band border a stylish black cape by Jorge Molina in Peru. Designed with long sleeves and an open front, the Alpaca cape is knit with baby alpaca wool, a term that refers to the season's first shear. This fleece is characterized by its soft and lightweight warmth, which is why it’s been a favorite since the days of the Inca empire.
Floral mosaics shape a stylish shawl designed by Elvia Melendez in Peru. She crochets the blue-green wrap by hand featuring a long stylish fringe. Melendez works with alpaca wool, worn in Peru from the days of the Inca Empire since it is incredibly warm and lightweight.
Blue as the mountain sky, bands of color flow across the borders of this traditional wrap. Showcasing the exceptional textile art of Peru's Alfredo FalcÃ³n, this alpaca blend ruana is perfect for cool days and chilly evenings. The alpaca thrives at the imposing altitudes of the Andes, producing a luxurious lightweight wool that is exceptionally warm
Like feathery autumn grass, warm vertical motifs flow across the borders of this cape. Showcasing the exceptional textile art of Peru's Alfredo Falcon, this layered alpaca blend wrap is perfect for cool days and chilly evenings. The alpaca thrives at the imposing altitudes of the Andes Mountains, producing a luxurious lightweight wool that is exceptionally warm.
Regular Price: $240.95
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By Ana Fernandez, this elegant poncho is knit of luxurious alpaca wool, renowned for its lightweight warmth. Colorful and intricate geometric motifs are inspired by Mercedes Sosa's interpretation of Gracias a la vida, a song by Chile's Violeta Parra.
Regular Price: $245.95
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Our soft yet strong South American sling is made of alpaca hair from Peruvian craftspeople in the South Andes. The Peruvian word for a sling is huaraca. In the ancient Andean civilizations, such as the Inca Empire, slings were made from llama wool. Andean slings were constructed from contrasting colors of wool; complex braiding and fine workmanship resulting in beautiful patterns. Ceremonial slings were also made; these were large, and non-functional and generally lacked a slit for a stone. To this day, ceremonial slings are used in parts of the Andes as accessories in dances and in mock battles. They are also used by llama herders; the animals will move away from the thump of a well-aimed stone. The stones are not slung to hit the animals, but to persuade them to move in the desired direction. Your sling may differ slightly from image in cradle and rope color and design.