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100% alpaca shoulder bag, 'Cusco Skies' - Tasseled Blue Alpaca Shoulder Bag

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Product ID: 402922

Tasseled Blue Alpaca Shoulder Bag, "Cusco Skies"

The cool blues of this beautiful 100% alpaca shoulder bag evoke the Andean... more

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The cool blues of this beautiful 100% alpaca shoulder bag evoke the Andean skies. The bag is crafted entirely by hand by the artisans of the Center for Traditional Textiles of Cusco. They raise the alpacas and llamas to obtain the fleece; shear, dye and spin the wool; and weave the textile on a traditional waist loom. The unlined bag closes with a zipper and features an interior zipper pocket and jaunty tassels on the bottom.

  • 0.12 kgs
  • 0.3 lbs
  • Bag: 30 cm L x 23 cm W
  • Bag: 11.75" L x 9" W
  • Strap(s): 120 cm L x 3 cm W
  • Strap(s): 47" L x 1.2" W
  • Drop length: 54 cm L
  • Drop length: 21.25" L

  • 100% alpaca
  • 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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Marcella

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07/05/2022

"Beautiful shades of blue"

Very well made, soft and sturdy, comfortable to carry

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Cusco Skies, Tasseled Blue Alpaca Shoulder Bag

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Debra

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07/28/2022

"Just the right size"

Very pretty, just like the picture. I am very happy with it.

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Ann

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07/08/2022

"LOVE, LOVE, LOVE!!!"

This wee bag is just what I wanted...beautiful, well made and I like that I know who created it...

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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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