Alpaca Wool Solid Wrap Ruana from Peru, "Lush Dark Brown"
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Felipe Berckholtz selects the warm, soft textures of alpaca in warm dark brown hue for this ruana. The ruana is woven with the wool from the season's first shear, termed baby alpaca and much sought after for its soft, lightweight warmth. The ancient Inca discovered the attributes of this fiber, reserving it for the exclusive use of the aristocracy.
This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.
Felipe Berckholtz has received a $1400 microcredit loan with 0% interest. Proceeds were used to invest in the purchase of alpaca yarn to increase production.
This artist positively impacts their community through job creation and provides jobs for 2 or more people.
This artist has dramatically improved their livelihood by working with NOVICA.
This artist supports children under the age of 18.
"Alpaca Ruana Lush Dark Brown"
These are wondeful ruanas. Easily worn in the office, and in spring/autumn as outerwear. The color here is more like a medium/flecked/mottled or cocoa brown, like the lightest parts seen in the photograph.
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