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Baby alpaca blend scarf, 'Rosy Splendor' - Baby Alpaca Blend Hand Woven Pink and Grey Striped Scarf Curate

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Rosy Splendor Baby Alpaca Blend Hand Woven Pink and Grey Striped Scarf

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. Stripes of rosy-pink, purple, and grey are worked with a subtle herringbone pattern, and the artful placement of boucle yarn adds texture. Fringe finishes both ends of the scarf. Baby alpaca refers to the fine fleece from the season's first shearing.

  • 90 grams
  • 0.2 lbs
  • 194 cm L x 35 cm W
  • 76" L x 13.75" W

  • 40% alpaca, 25% pima cotton, 25% modal, 10% nylon
  • Dry cleaning recommended
  • Textile softness: Soft -- this item has been made with natural fibers that are soft to the touch
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Dry clean or hand wash in cold water
  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Made in Peru.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Andes
Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

Raquel & Gregor are dedicated to preserving the weaving traditions woven into Peruvian culture from pre-Incan times. Like many before them, they learned their craft from elders in the community and they pass their knowledge to the younger artisans in their employ. Each piece produced in their workshop is woven on a wooden 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.

Raquel and Gregor are deeply committed to building a sustainable business that offers a flexible supportive work environment for their employees, 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.

Among the quality control assistants at Raquel & Gregor’s workshop is one who is profoundly deaf. The rest of the workshop 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.

On average Raquel & Gregor are able to employ 30 workers, 90% of whom are women.

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25 Testimonials for Raquel and Gregor

Elizabeth

Ohio/USA

I purchases one for myself and all my sisters loved it, so I had to get the all the other colors for them! I love the knit and the wool! So beautiful!!! Thank you for knitting these beautiful ponchos. I love the extra warm loose neck color, as well!

kgzach

Omaha, Nebraska

My wife loves the warmth and the beauty of the scarf!

Jan

Rowlett, Texas, USA

The craftsmanship was great and my daughter loved the soft alpaca wool. Thank you for making her Christmas special.
 
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