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100% alpaca shoulder bag, 'Inca Glyphs' - Artisan Crafted Alpaca Shoulder Bag

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Artisan Crafted Alpaca Shoulder Bag, "Inca Glyphs"

Inca-inspired patterns add unique charm to this handcrafted 100% alpaca shoulder... more

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Inca-inspired patterns add unique charm to this handcrafted 100% alpaca shoulder bag. The artisans of the Center for Traditional Textiles of Cusco start from scratch to create it--raising the alpacas and llamas to obtain the fleece; shearing, dyeing and spinning the wool; and weaving the textile on a traditional waist loom. The fully-lined bag closes with a zipper and features an interior zipper pocket.

  • 30 grams
  • 1.06 oz
  • Bag: 18 cm L x 15 cm W
  • Bag: 7" L x 6" W
  • Strap(s): 120 cm L x 0.8 cm W
  • Strap(s): 47" L x 0.3" W
  • Drop length: 55 cm L
  • Drop length: 21.75" L

  • 100% alpaca, acrylic lining
  • Features a zipper closure
  • Hand wash only
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Made in Peru.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in the Andesicon info
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  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes

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Cathleen

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05/28/2022

"Authenitc from Cusco"

I just got back from Cusco, Peru. I bought beautiful pillow covers but wanted a few more authentic handwoven items. I KNOW this purse is authentic, and it is well made. I visited weaving cooperatives and recognize the natural colors and designs. It has a sturdy lining and a nice inside pocket with zipper. I use it for my everyday purse, I like the size. I dont like a big purse. It is important to me that the weavers of the Peruvian Andes get support to continue weaving. Tourists have not returned to this area and these traditions will be lost. Plus it is a beautiful purse with rich colors.

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Linda

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05/23/2022

"wonderful woven small bag"

Lovely color - beautifully made - great for travel and around town

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Cusco Glyphs, Hand Loomed Alpaca Shoulder Sling Bag

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Carla Simmons

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03/28/2022

"Beautiful bag"

Love this bag! So well done.

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Linda

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02/19/2022

"A piece of art to wear"

This is an exceptionally beautiful work of art that doubles as clothing. It is a dense weave and not cuddly soft, rather more substantial. It has outstanding workmanship. I cant even imagine how complicated this is to create on a backstrap loom .

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Sacred Valley Heritage, Colorful Backstrap Handwoven Alpaca Ruana Cape

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Mary

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02/14/2022

"Loved it as soon as I saw it??"

Well made and beautiful…great for travel.

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Barbara

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02/07/2022

"A perfect bag for carrying small items"

This sling bag is beautifully made and just what I wanted.

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