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An exquisitely hand-beaded Q'ero ch'ullo hat. First, the cap is hand knit of colorful wool and then hand beaded with thousands of white glass beads. It is then embellished with multiple brightly colored tassels. This type of hat is worn by the Q'ero for special feast days and ceremonies. This one measures 13 inches, exclusive of top and bottom tassels. Add 8 inches for top tassels. Add 8 inches for bottom tassels and hanging cords. 10 inches wide at widest part. Painstakingly hand made in Peru.
Our previously and lovingly owned gently used scarf is in excellent condition. Originally Q'ero made, this attractive hand-woven scarf, or chalina, is woven of the softest alpaca. This stylish scarf wraps around your neck or drapes across your shoulders in a cozy layer for any cold occasion. Measures 6 inches wide by 69 inches long . Add 5 more inches for fringed ends. Beautiful Hand woven on backstrap looms by the Q'ero in Peru.
From the Peruvian Shipibo of the Rainforest, ceremonial headbands like this one are worn by Shipibo men and women. Woven and beaded, it is embellished with a small seeded fringe. Beautifully decorated in traditional Shipibo ayahuasca inspired designs. Measures 3.5 inches wide exclusive of fringe. Fringe adds 1/2 inch to width. Circumference is approximately 21 inches. Fair Trade. Handmade. Your purchase helps to support indigenous culture. Made in Peru.
This rustic and sturdy thick belt beautifully conveys the Peruvian Andean weavers traditional weaving designs - intricate patterns and iconography of items important in their lives. Reversible. The designs are the same on both sides but the colors are opposite. Belts can be worn, used as ties or straps or used as an overlay on ground mesas or altars. Loops on one end. Gently used. Made in the Sacred Valley of Peru.
This rustic, sturdy thick belt beautifully conveys not only the Peruvian Andean weavers' traditional weaving designs - intricate patterns and iconography of items important in their lives, it also serves as a fine example of the Jakira weaving technique. One of the designs which can be seen in this belt is that of the chakana. Reversible. The designs are the same on both sides but the colors are opposite. Belt can be worn, used as a tie or strap or used as an overlay on ground mesas or altars. Unfinished ends. Gently used. Made in the Sacred Valley of Peru.
This wide, rustic and sturdy, gently used belt beautifully conveys the Peruvian Andean weavers traditional designs - intricate patterns and iconography of items important in their lives. Each icon has a specific meaning some only known to the weaver herself. Amethyst colored edging and strands of green blue and red set off the interior icons. Reversible. The pattern is the same on both sides, but the colors are opposite.This piece has 22 and 19 inch ties at each end in addition to loops at one end. Belts can be worn, used as ties or straps or used as an overlay on ground mesas or altars. Made in the Sacred Valley of Peru.
Handwoven by weavers of the Chincheros village, located in the Sacred Valley of the Incas, near the Cusco area of Peru, this belt can be worn or displayed. It’s a joyful array of motifs inspired by the rivers, the mountains, the stars, and fields--all very important in the lives of this people. A complimentary warp technique produces a double-faced fabric in which the pattern is the same on both sides, but colors are reversed. Unexpected hues of deep raspberry, gold and black of naturally dyed sheep's wool and alpaca, belt measures 4.5 inches wide by 48 inches long, plus the 34 inch twisted ties on both ends to playfully wrap around your waist or hips. Some also use the belts for wrapping around their mesas to secure them for travel.