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Alpaca Acrylic Blanket Fringe Prussian Blue Eggshell Peru, "Prussian Blue Destiny"

Beautiful diamond motifs in Prussian blue march across a body of eggshell white in this warm, durable throw blanket, presented by Nestor Yana of Peru. With a textured pattern, the throw is woven from an acrylic and alpaca blend, finished with fringes... more

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Beautiful diamond motifs in Prussian blue march across a body of eggshell white in this warm, durable throw blanket, presented by Nestor Yana of Peru. With a textured pattern, the throw is woven from an acrylic and alpaca blend, finished with fringes on the ends.

  • 0.72 kgs
  • 1.6 lbs
  • 160 cm L x 128 cm W
  • 63" L x 50" W
  • Fringe: 9.5 cm L
  • Fringe: 3.7" L

  • 90% acrylic, 10% alpaca
  • Lay flat to dry
  • Machine wash in cold water
  • Made in Peru.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Peruicon info
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Claire

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01/07/2018

"Exquisite"

Soft and large. Beautifully made. Colors are subtle but make a big statement!

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Prussian Blue Destiny, Alpaca Acrylic Blanket Fringe Prussian Blue Eggshell Peru

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PKU

From Orange

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09/28/2017

"Love this Blanket!"

I love this blanket. I also just ordered it in red! They are so soft and warm!! They are nice to cozy up to on the couch!

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Prussian Blue Destiny, Alpaca Acrylic Blanket Fringe Prussian Blue Eggshell Peru

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DON LAFFOON

From Laguna Niguel, California

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05/22/2024

"Beautiful and ..."

SO USEFUL!!!

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Navy Waterfall Dream, Long Sleeved Navy Blue Cardigan Sweater from Peru

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  • This was a gift for: Wife
  • Occasion: 'just because'

DON LAFFOON

From Laguna Niguel, California

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05/16/2024

"My wife really likes this sweater!"

It is quite soft and so perfect for long walks or jogging or just relaxing at home reading a book.

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Grey Imagination, Black and Grey Striped Hoodie Sweater from Peru

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Wendy

From Yuma, AZ

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12/05/2023

"One of my favorite cardigans"

This gorgeous sweater is lightweight and perfect for several seasons. It hangs beautifully and flows as I move. The picture doesnt do it justice!

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Copper Waterfall Dream, Long Sleeved Brown Cardigan Sweater from Peru

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Linda

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09/25/2023

"Soft pretty sweater"

This sweater is soft and very nice. Its so nice that I am going to save it as a gift for Christmas. It very well made and the colors are vibrant.

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Imagine in Ivory, Ivory Pullover Sweater with Blue and Red Stripes

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Preserving Traditions

Preserving Traditions

Nestor's mother is from Juliaca in the Peruvian altiplano. She taught Nestor to weave and he, in turn, has taught his wife, his two children and his employees. He finds his inspiration in traditional Peruvian art and constantly searches art and history books to refine his craft.

Moving On Up

Moving On Up

Nestor is not only an employer, he is an important member of his community. He continues to grow his business providing full-time employment to 23 workers and part-time employment to others when he can. He recognizes his good fortune and shares with those less fortunate whenever the opportunity arises. The income from Nestor's Novica sales not only supports his wife, son and elderly parents — it helps to support others in his community. Many of Nestor's employees were homeless. Nestor not only provides them with work, he provides a place to stay or live.

Working with Disabilities

Working with Disabilities

Nestor loves his community and does what he can to help it. He employs disabled elderly craftswomen to create the unique hand finishes applied to his designs. These women would be unable to care for themselves without the support Nestor gives them.

Confronting Adversity

Confronting Adversity

Nestor was recently diagnosed with a calcaneal bone spur, a condition is often brought about by repetitive motion. He has been forced to modify his daily routine, however he continues to design and craft fine alpaca apparel in his workshop.

Microcredit Financing

Microcredit Financing

Nestor Yana has received 8 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $2850 and the most recent for $2850. Proceeds were used to buy yarn in the colors of this season's fashion trends for production.

Job Creator

Job Creator

Nestor's persistence and determination have paid off. He not only is able to support himself but has grown his workshop and now offers work to others.

Enabling Education

Enabling Education

Nestor pays for his son to attend the university and employs other artisans who pay for their own children's education.

Caring for Children

Caring for Children

Nestor still provides for his son who is in the university.

 
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