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Long Sleeved Brown Cardigan Sweater from Peru, "Copper Waterfall Dream"

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Peruvian artisan Nestor Yana presents this classy and comfortable cardigan... more

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Peruvian artisan Nestor Yana presents this classy and comfortable cardigan sweater. Made from a soft blend of acrylic and alpaca wool, the long-sleeved copper-colored sweater has an open front with an attractive sidetail hem.

  • 0.35 kgs
  • 0.8 lbs
  • Garment Measurements
  • 86.36 cm L x 99.06 cm W x 81.28 cm Sleeve (center neck to cuff)
  • 34" L x 39" W x 32" Sleeve (center neck to cuff)
  • 88.9 cm L x 111.76 cm W x 83.82 cm Sleeve (center neck to cuff)
  • 35" L x 44" W x 33" Sleeve (center neck to cuff)

  • 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 Andesicon info
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Reviews by Customers

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178

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11/03/2017

"Lovely, warm, and drapes well"

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I'm very happy with this. It looks just like the photos. The copper color goes with many things that I own. Have not laundered it yet. I got it in XL. Sleeves are too long. I have to roll them up - but no big deal.

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Copper Waterfall Dream, Long Sleeved Brown Cardigan Sweater from Peru

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From Ohio

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01/12/2019

"Soft sweater!"

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I love wrapping up in this sweater!

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Copper Waterfall Dream, Long Sleeved Brown Cardigan Sweater from Peru

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01/19/2021

"SWEATER PONCHO"

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

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From Cambridge MA

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01/17/2021

"Son s favorite sweater"

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Fits well. Lovely patter and colors!

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01/02/2021

"Beautiful colour and pattern"

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The blanket is a beautiful addition to our home. Soft and amazing craftmanship. Thank you for sharing the gift of your creations. Toronto, Canada

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Diamond Embrace, Throw Blanket with Diamond Motifs in Slate and Spice

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12/28/2020

"Lovely poncho"

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Very nice poncho. Great color, well made. Light, but very warm. Great addition to my wardrobe.

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  • Casual everyday, work, casual dressy

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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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