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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.Some also use the belts for wrapping their mesas for travel. 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. Your choice of belt widths 4 inches (18 inches long) or 4.5 inches (34 inches long).
This woven cloth, heavily beaded belt beautifully conveys traditional Q'ero weaving technique and design. Intricate patterns and iconography of items important in their lives. 1.5 inches wide. 33 inches long. Add 7.5 inches for tie end. Add 2 more inches for loop end. Total length exclusive of tassels is 42 inches. Hand woven and beaded by the Q'ero of Peru.