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Cardigan sweater, 'Black Mirage' - Black Cardigan Sweater with Sidetail Hem

Product ID: 279981

Black Cardigan Sweater with Sidetail Hem, "Black Mirage"

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Lightweight and soft, this open cardigan sweater from Peruvian artisan Nestor... more

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Lightweight and soft, this open cardigan sweater from Peruvian artisan Nestor Yana is a stylish choice for cool weather. Lacy pointelle stitching adds texture and detail to the cardigan, which is made from acrylic. A stylish sidetail hem completes the design.

  • 0.26 kgs
  • 0.6 lbs

  • 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 the Andesicon info
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191

Ann

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09/26/2017

"Cardigan sweater, Black Mirage & Black Magic!"

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I don't know how long it's been, but my search for the perfect sweater ended when I was led and found this one here! It's as lovely and fits as divine as the picture depicts it here! I absolutely love it!

Best Uses

  • To wear; to look lovely and entice the one who just might be Mr
  • Right!

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Black Mirage, Black Cardigan Sweater with Sidetail Hem

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Dolly

From USA

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07/19/2020

"So soft"

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Love it

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Black Mirage, Black Cardigan Sweater with Sidetail Hem

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Lindy

From Connecticut, USA

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07/15/2021

"So light, but so warm"

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You do need to wear a camisole under the sweater, but despite the airy design, it is warm. It is also very soft and comfortable to wear. Easy to dress up or down and the color goes with many things. Very pleased with my purchase.

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Paul

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07/14/2021

"Orange/Red Alpaca blend poncho"

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My wife just LOVES this poncho!!! It is so bright and cheery and warm!! It is also very convenient - more convenient than a heavy coat.

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  • to keep her warm in cold weather - it's a PONCHO!

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

JacqMB

From Raleigh, North Carolina, US

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06/17/2021

"Love these gloves!"

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Super soft and warm, and the design is so fun! Brightens up a dreary winter day.

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Neethi

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06/12/2021

"Beautiful"

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Thanks for extra attention to package it was quiet warm and nice to receive it :)

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Copper Reality Squared, Brown Poncho with Turtleneck from Peru

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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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