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Baby Alpaca Blend Hand Woven Colorful Striped Scarf, "Draped with Color"

Designed by Raquel and Gregor of Peru, this baby alpaca blend hand woven scarf... more

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Designed by Raquel and Gregor of Peru, this baby alpaca blend hand woven scarf is both lightweight and cozy warm. In bold stripes of purple, turquoise, fuchsia, green, and gold, the scarf features a lovely texture thanks to the boucle yarn. Fringe finishes both ends of the scarf.

  • 0.10 kgs
  • 0.2 lbs
  • 182 cm L x 32 cm W
  • 72" L x 12.5" W
  • Fringe: 12 cm L
  • Fringe: 4.7" L

  • 90% alpaca, 10% nylon
  • Dry cleaning recommended
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Dry clean or hand wash in cold water
  • Made in Peru.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in the Andesicon info
Gift Info
  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes

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144

Debi

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02/19/2020

"Beautiful!"

This scarf is absolutely beautiful, and soft to the touch. We ordered it just a couple of days before my sister?s birthday, and it arrived right on time. I was very impressed with the service. The free gift wrap and the ability to add a note was definitely appreciated and an extra added attraction. Thank you so much. I plan to be a repeat customer!

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Draped with Color, Baby Alpaca Blend Hand Woven Colorful Striped Scarf

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Cheri

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10/19/2022

"Beautiful"

I love the size and weight of this shawl Nice and long to wrap around me Highly recommend

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Intense Love in Crimson, Handwoven Alpaca Blend Wrap Scarf in Crimson from Peru

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Ernest

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10/17/2022

"Sweet product"

Was pleasantly surprised. Quality, design and texture was superb. Again, Novica delivered an excellent product for an excellent value. My thanks to the Raquel and Gregor

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Soft Texture in Grey, Hand Woven Baby Alpaca Silk Blend Grey Scarf from Peru

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Gift Occasion:
  • This was a gift for: Girlfriend
  • Occasion: 'just because'

E.G.

Verified Reviewer

08/15/2022

"I am a fan"

This is my fourth or maybe even fifth alpaca shawl from Raquel and Gregor -- they are all soft and beautiful and get lots of use. You do need to take care of them, as they will snag. But the alpaca fibers are strong and just need to be tucked back in now and then.

Best Uses

  • Light weight warmth

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Cheryl

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08/13/2022

"Beautifully Made"

Beautifully made and gorgeous colors. It was a gift and very well received.

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Gift Occasion:
  • This was a gift for: Sister
  • Occasion: Christmas

Cheryl

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08/13/2022

"A Gorgeous Gift"

This was so pretty and soft I was tempted to keep it for myself. Gave it as a gift and it was a huge hit!

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Gift Occasion:
  • This was a gift for: Friend
  • Occasion: Christmas

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Preserving Traditions

Preserving Traditions

Raquel and Gregor are dedicated to preserving the traditions woven into Peruvian culture from pre-Incan times. Like many before them, they learned their textile craft from elders in the community and they pass their knowledge to the younger artisans who work with them. Each piece produced in their workshop is woven on a wooden floor loom and finished by hand. Created from natural fibers — alpaca, cotton and silk — their work echoes the natural colors of the Peruvian landscape, reverberating with the rich hues of the mountains, the jungle and the coast.

Moving On Up

Moving On Up

Raquel and Gregor are deeply committed to building a sustainable workshop that offers a flexible supportive environment for the people who collaborate with them, most of whom are women. They have a special room at the workshop for the women to breastfeed or otherwise care for their children. Many of these women work solely for the purpose of being able to educate their children. Raquel and Gregor also have a deep respect for the environment and have installed solar panels in their workshop, a rarity in Peru.

Working with Disabilities

Working with Disabilities

Among the quality control assistants at Raquel and Gregor's workshop is one who is profoundly deaf. The rest of the team takes great pride in the way they have learned to communicate with her. They treasure what she has taught them about communicating with her and with each other.

Microcredit Financing

Microcredit Financing

Raquel and Gregor has received 9 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $1400 and the most recent for $2850. Proceeds were used to buy more silk, cotton and alpaca wool for her shawls and accessories.

Job Creator

Job Creator

Raquel and Gregor are able to provide work for a number of people, 90 percent of them women.

 
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