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Alpaca blend hooded ruana cape, 'Glamorous Night' - Andean Alpaca Blend Ruana Cape with Hood Curate

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Glamorous Night Andean Alpaca Blend Ruana Cape with Hood

Celinda Jaco designs an original hooded cape in a soft alpaca wool blend. With... more

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Celinda Jaco designs an original hooded cape in a soft alpaca wool blend. With twin pockets at the front and crochet borders, the chic ruana goes everywhere in style. Once reserved for the Inca aristocracy and more recently for special occasions, alpaca is coveted worldwide for its lightweight warmth.

  • 0.69 kgs
  • 1.5 lbs
  • Garment Measurements
  • 84 cm L x 130 cm W
  • 33" L x 51" W

  • 50% alpaca, 45% acrylic, 5% wool
  • Features a button closure
  • Dry clean only
  • Textile softness: Soft -- this item has been made with natural fibers that are soft to the touch
  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Made in Peru.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Andes
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Celinda uses traditional materials to create her contemporary clothing line. Her designs are often based on Andean styles such as ponchos and ruanas, her garments are machine knit and finished by hand. From her early teens Celinda was obsessed with textiles and began to learn tailoring, knitting, crochet, toy-making and appliqué. Many of these crafts were taught to her by her family. Today she enjoys passing her skills on to the next generation. She encourages university students who are curious about the textile arts to visit her workshop and "practice".

Celinda has a natural entrepreneurial spirit. She attempted many things before finding her own workshop. Dedicated to preserving Peruvian textile traditions, she trains her own workers and informally trains university student who have an open invitation to visit her workshop and learn about the textile arts. She is an asset to her community.

Celinda, her husband and her grandson are all supported through her Novica sales. These sales are steady enabling her to pay her employees, her workshop bills and other living expenses.

Celinda hires as many university students as possible. It is her way of ensuring that someone will not have to give up their studies because they cannot afford to continue.

She has received an award for quality and design from Promperu the Peruvian export and tourism agency.

The Women's Empowerment badge is awarded to female artisans or artisan groups that are led by women.

Celinda's is proud to be able to pay for the education of one of her grandsons.

This artist is an elder master and continues to actively practice their craft.

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06/20/2016

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"Beautiful and classic"

This is a lovely alpaca ruana cape. It makes me wish that I lived in a cooler climate so that I could wear it more often!

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07/07/2017

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"My Forever coat"

I've been looking for a classy black jacket for quite a few years. This hooded cape is meticulously made and fits the bill perfectly. Just got it and hoping against hope it won't pill over the years. Will leave another review if it does. It's elegant and looks a lot more expensive than it was.

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  • Anything, anywhere, and perfect for evening dress-up occasions

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09/25/2017

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"Exactly what I was looking for!"

It's so versatile, warm and comfy. You can wear as much under it as you want and still have the carefree poncho look. And it has pockets!

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09/28/2017

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"Awesome!"

So soft and warm, with no bulk. Beautifully made.

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10/09/2017

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"Fantastic choice"

Its lightweigt, yet warm. Travels well and has pockets. Whats not to love

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Cold weather no rain Lovely warm

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10/10/2017

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"Completely happy"

This item is well made and quite warm. I am completely happy with it. The fit is great. The pockets are deep and keep my hands warm. It is light weight and soft.

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10/24/2017

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"My new favorite thing!"

The style and elegance of this wrap/coat with hood for protection from the horrible winds we get here in the high desert. Perfect for the occasions you want a dressier look but also works with jeans. There is no end to the way you can use this gorgeous design, and did I mention the wonderful softness of the fabric!

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12/10/2017

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"wonderfully comfy cape"

I am so glad that I now have a lightweight beautiful alpaca cape. My husband likes it, too

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02/19/2018

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"Basic Black Alp,aca Blend Cape"

Fits a person 5'4", 127lbs, 36"/34D bra, 29" waist, 35.5" hips. Good weight, not thin, convenient pockets, easy to button.

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10/11/2018

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"beautiful cape"

beautiful workmanship and material.

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  • to be worn in cool weather or with additional layers for colder weather

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Celinda Jaco

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Celinda Jaco

Alpaca apparel

Andes
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7 Testimonials for Celinda Jaco

PAMELA

italy

beautiful work

Barbara

I bought Celinda's misty grey alpaca cloak with white embroidery as a birthday gift to myself. My, what great taste I have! Celinda's designs are exquisite, and the workmanship is excellent. The cape is very soft and warm, yet light weight. I am receiving many compliments and definitely will order more of her artistry. What a pleasure to wear!

Nan

 
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