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Check Pattern Alpaca Blend Poncho Sweater from Peru, "Cuzco Morning"

Decorated with checked patterns of taupe, saffron, maroon, and indigo, this... more

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Decorated with checked patterns of taupe, saffron, maroon, and indigo, this poncho from Peru is woven from a sumptuously soft alpaca blend. Nestor Yana creates this bright cape, which features a shawl collar with a zip-up front.

  • 0.78 kgs
  • 1.7 lbs
  • Garment Measurements
  • 81 cm L x 132 cm W
  • 32" L x 52" W

  • 90% acrylic, 10% alpaca
  • Dry clean or hand wash in cold water
  • Dry cleaning recommended
  • Features a zipper closure
  • Textile softness: Soft -- this item has been made with natural fibers that are soft to the touch
  • Made in Peru.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in the Andesicon info
Gift Info
  • Free Gift Wrap? No
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes

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Christopher

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05/05/2021

"Quality. unique poncho"

My wife loved the beautiful design of this high quality poncho with a zippered front

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Cuzco Morning, Check Pattern Alpaca Blend Poncho Sweater from Peru

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Michele

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01/19/2021

"SWEATER PONCHO"

This poncho is fabulous .... quality great and price point even better .... getting lots of compliments whenever I wear it:)

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Barbara

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05/22/2022

"Such a fun, unique item for cool days"

Its as pretty as shown, and more on the medium weight side, which is perfect for cool, summer evenings and Fall days. I havent had a chance to wear it yet, but have tried it on and love it. Love the addition of the shawl collar and the zipper. I think Ill get a lot of use out of it.

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Cuzco Morning, Check Pattern Alpaca Blend Poncho Sweater from Peru

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Clifford

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02/13/2022

"I m now a Hero"

My wife loves this poncho sweater and she looks great in it. Thanks.

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Cuzco Morning, Check Pattern Alpaca Blend Poncho Sweater from Peru

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

George

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12/03/2020

"Outstanding poncho"

I love this poncho. It is well made and with beautiful color combinations. The zipper makes it easy for closure and the standup collar is perfect for keeping my neck warm. In addition, the company had been excellent in customer service by keeping me in contact with the shipping and delivery. They genuinely care about their customers. I would highly recommend this product and this company. You can count on them!

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Cuzco Morning, Check Pattern Alpaca Blend Poncho Sweater from Peru

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Sameen

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09/10/2022

"love the fit and the material"

will buy more colors when they are available

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Imagine in Grey, Grey and Black Striped Pullover Sweater from Peru

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Dorothy A Brock

From New York USA

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09/02/2022

"Very appealing"

it is so soft and true to size.. The colors go together perfectly and it can go from casual to slightly dressy.

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Kathleen

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08/16/2022

"Love this top"

I have this now in a range of colors It s a fun way to dress up an outfit. I use scarves to accent & focus colors based on my mood that day

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Navy Dreamcatcher, Navy Tunic with V Neck and Short Sleeves

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Kathleen

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08/16/2022

"Eye-popping Red"

Love this summer sweater. Flexible enough for use into fall and spring. Used variety of scarves on recent trips for perfect accent. Frequently received compliments

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Kathleen

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08/16/2022

"Perfect summer accessory"

Brought this along on overseas summer trips Perfect complement for day/night and a full range of weather. Will buy again. Gorgeous work but easily catches on bag and jewelry.

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Alice

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07/28/2022

"A beautiful addition to the room"

Unbelievably soft. Beautiful colors.

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Preserving Traditions

Preserving Traditions

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.

Moving On Up

Moving On Up

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.

Working with Disabilities

Working with Disabilities

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.

Confronting Adversity

Confronting Adversity

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.

Microcredit Financing

Microcredit Financing

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.

Job Creator

Job Creator

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.

Enabling Education

Enabling Education

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

Caring for Children

Caring for Children

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

 
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