These charming bags are made of repurposed vintage hand woven textiles from the villages of the Sacred Valley in Cusco, Peru.
Each features a drawstring to keep your treasures secure and a shoulder strap for carrying close. They are lined with soft black material. Great for holding special medicine pieces or use it as a change purse. Each one is unique & beautiful; let us pick one for you!
The wantana is a typical accessory in several Peruvian communities; a handwoven cord or tie ending in a threaded tassel at both ends can be used for many things: you can see them used on hats as hatbands or chin straps. Can also be used to tie up your despacho cloth to carry your Pachamama offering to the ceremonial site.
Edged with many tiny beads called pini. Let us pick one for you. Sold individually. Thread and bead color may vary from picture. Length may vary from about 38"- 48". From the Q'ero of Peru.
Lined drawstring bags are made of repurposed vintage hand woven textiles from the villages of the Sacred Valley in Cusco, Peru.
Each has equally interesting shoulder strap. Bags vary in size from 8 to 9 inches tall with a sewn in rectangle bottom 5-6 inches long and 2.5-3.5 inches wide. Each one is unique & beautiful; let us pick one for you!
Medicine bags are often used to carry crystals, sacred stones, plant medicine, amulets, or herbs. These pouches are made from soft leather with a 36 inch neck strap and approximately 2.75 inches tall x 1.75 inches wide.
Striped knitted mask with contrasting eyebrows and face. Varied styles with rainbow stripes or solid color & thin rainbow stripes. Pulls over the head and has eye, nose and mouth openings. Face masks, such as this one, are called waq'ollos in Quechua, a local Peruvian dialect. Primarily worn and seen during the Peruvian Festival of Qoyllur Riti, [Lord of the Snow Star] ceremonies, you can wear yours on the slopes or to in the snow. 13 inches long by 9.5 inches wide when measured flat. Accent colors may vary. One size fits most. Made in Peru.
These small lightweight bags are made of woven textile with motifs found in Peruvian culture. They feature a drawstring to keep your treasures secure. Great for holding special medicine pieces. Measures approximately 2 x 3.5 inches. Your choice of color family.
Our 100% silk golden yellow Tibetan Khata Ceremonial Scarf features the Eight Auspicious Symbols lightly woven in white into the fabric. These scarves are sometimes referred to as a khada, khadag or hada. They are traditional ceremonial scarves common in Tibetan culture. Khatas can be presented at any festive occasions to a host or at weddings, funerals, births, graduation, arrivals and departure of guests, etc.
The Tibetans commonly give a kind acknowledgment of Tashi Delek (meaning Good Luck) at the time of presenting. The Dalai Lama is known to offer khata as a gift to diplomats, visitors, or other monks, which symbolizes purity of intention and the beginning of the relationship. Made in Nepal.
Bead-trimmed woven tie, or watana, can be used for many things, so tie one on: on your hat, around your mesa bundle, or your despacho cloth. Sold individually. Various traditional patterns. Length: 38 to 48 inches. Let us pick one for you. From the Q'ero of Peru.
A practical unstructured backpack made from a blend of finest Peruvian alpaca and wool yarn. Great for school or travel. Features geometric motifs and a proud llama in profile on the side zipper pocket. Wide comfort cloth straps. Secure your goods with flap closure and wooden button / loop with drawstring tie. Pocket size, color, and design may have slight variation. Peruvian Fair Trade.
Named for the guardian mountain of La Paz, this poncho made especially for large people. The garment is made from alpaca and synthetic wool and is lightweight and comfortable even though it’s quite warm. Rely on this garment to keep warm in cold weather. The four stripes are a classic feature of these ponchos woven in a rustic loom with extreme attention to detail. Made in Bolivia. See how we measure our ponchos below.
Medicine bags are often used to carry crystals, sacred stones, plant medicine, amulets, or herbs. Minimal yet elegant touch of beadwork from glass beads done around the edges. Colors of beadwork varies, images display an example of variety of beadwork.
These pouches are made from soft deer buckskin and are 4 " tall x 3" wide. Straps are about 7.5 inches.
In black, this handsome poncho for men is detailed with horizontal grey lines near the bottom. Celinda Jaco weaves the poncho with a soft alpaca blend and finishes it by hand. Once reserved for the Inca aristocracy and later for special occasions, alpaca is coveted for its warmth.