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Handwoven Baby Alpaca Blend Scarf in Fiery Reds, "Firelight"

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This handwoven scarf is the creation of Raquel and Gregor in Peru. They combine... more

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This handwoven scarf is the creation of Raquel and Gregor in Peru. They combine luxurious baby alpaca blend yarns in a fiery melange of red, vermilion and wine. Long fringe accents both ends.

Baby alpaca refers to the fine fleece from the season's first shearing.

  • 0.15 kgs
  • 0.3 lbs
  • 186 cm L x 49 cm W
  • 73" L x 19.25" W

  • 90% alpaca, 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
  • Made in Peru.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in the Andesicon info
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  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes

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Loren

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12/07/2021

"Just what I wanted!"

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The quality and soft texture of the scarf I purchased is wonderful! I love this purchase and highly recommend these artists. -L

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Sharen

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11/28/2021

"Exquisite colors"

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Beautifully made and the vibrant colors are so eye-catching, this scarf gets comments every time it is worn.

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Marian

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11/21/2021

"very beautiful scarf"

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I am very happy with this artistic, soft and light scarf. De colors are so beautiful...

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Peacock Path, Teal Patterned Baby Alpaca Blend Scarf

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Jayme

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11/13/2021

"my boho style!!"

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Love this scarf! Soft, colorful, perfect accent!

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Bohemian Rainbow, Hand Woven Alpaca Blend Striped Multicolored Scarf from Peru

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Lynda

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11/11/2021

"Absolutely stunning hand crafted piece."

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This piece is absolutely breathtaking. It is so soft. The detailing is amazing, and you can tell the artist really took her time creating this. This will be a great staple piece for the holiday season and something I can pass down to my daughters. Thank you so much.

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Margaret

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11/04/2021

"Heavenly"

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Beautiful colors, well made & very soft! Love it! Now all I need to do is find a unique brooch to wear with it! (Like a Scottish clansman)..

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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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