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Product ID: 276555

Asymmetrical Copper Poncho from Peru, "Copper Inca Maze"

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Stay warm and comfortable in this beautiful copper-colored poncho that will keep... more

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Stay warm and comfortable in this beautiful copper-colored poncho that will keep you cozy on chilly days. Featuring a textured cable pattern, the poncho is presented by Peruvian artisan Nestor Yana and made from a blend of acrylic and alpaca wool.

  • 1.00 kgs
  • 2.2 lbs
  • Garment Measurements
  • 104.14 cm L x 114.3 cm W
  • 41" L x 45" W

  • 90% acrylic, 10% alpaca wool
  • Lay flat to dry
  • Textile softness: Soft -- this item has been made with natural fibers that are soft to the touch
  • Machine wash in cold water
  • Made in Peru.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Andesicon info
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  • Premium Gift Wrap? No

Reviews by Customers

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Total reviews

162

Verified Reviewer

02/03/2017

"My go-to wardrobe staple"

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I bought this poncho along with "Grey Earth Cracks" from Nestor Yana and absolutely love them both. I was so excited when they arrived, beautifully packaged and beribboned. I LOVE the copper colour of this one--my hair is gold-brown and it suits me perfectly. The quality of the knit is superb--it's obviously made with care and attention to detail. I was concerned that alpaca wool might be itchy but it's not--it's super soft and cozy warm while still lightweight. People admire it wherever I go, and I am so proud to wear something unique and of such high craftsmanship. I love it. Thank you, Nestor Yana!

Best Uses

  • Going for a walk, hanging out with friends, dashing to the store, just about anywhere

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Copper Inca Maze, Asymmetrical Copper Poncho from Peru

Verified Reviewer

05/01/2020

"Light, but warm and beautifully made."

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Would recommend this as a purchase.

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Copper Inca Maze, Asymmetrical Copper Poncho from Peru

Verified Reviewer

10/22/2019

"Not as pictured"

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This poncho is very small

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Copper Inca Maze, Asymmetrical Copper Poncho from Peru

Verified Reviewer

10/06/2019

"soft and comfortable"

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Loved it so much I bought one for my mom too--and she loves hers.

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Copper Inca Maze, Asymmetrical Copper Poncho from Peru

From Atlanta/Georgia/USA

Verified Reviewer

09/26/2019

"Heirloom Quality and So Soft"

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This piece is now a standard weekly item for my Autumn wardrobe. The quality is exceptional, and the weight is light enough for daily wear in mild climates but warm enough to transition to winter.

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Verified Reviewer

01/18/2019

"Beautiful color!"

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Again! 5 stars all the way around! Absolutely beautiful and beautifully made. Service and shipping ...perfect! Right down to the packaging! Thank you!

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Copper Inca Maze, Asymmetrical Copper Poncho from Peru

Verified Reviewer

07/07/2020

"A favorite staple"

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Lightweight and cozy

Best Uses

  • This poncho is perfect anywhere!

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Verified Reviewer

05/25/2020

"soft cashmere"

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gorgeous and well made

Best Uses

  • year round sweater

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Gift Occasion:
  • This was a gift for: Neice
  • Occasion: birthday
From Los Angeles, CA, USA

Verified Reviewer

05/22/2020

"what a blanket!"

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so warm, our family loves this one

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Verified Reviewer

04/20/2020

"fab gloves"

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These gloves are soft, stylish and SO warm. They can easily be paired with most any scarf.

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From Kennesaw GA USA

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04/12/2020

"Soft, Lovely Open Weave"

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Definitely needs an under layer then this becomes a beautiful, gossamer, unique sweater that works with equally well with dress slacks or casual jeans. It is certainly an eye catcher. Excellent quality and lovely open weave. I bought the Copper and its a gorgeous color. I am thinking about other colors.

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Verified Reviewer

02/22/2020

"100% Alpaca Gloves"

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These gloves are gorgeous. I love all the colors and that they are 100% Alpaca wool. I will get a lot of wear out of them.

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

 
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