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100% alpaca shoulder bag, 'Mists of Cusco' - Multicolored Alpaca Shoulder Bag
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Multicolored Alpaca Shoulder Bag, "Mists of Cusco"

The patterns on this beautiful 100% alpaca shoulder bag are inspired by ancient... more

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The patterns on this beautiful 100% alpaca shoulder bag are inspired by ancient Inca motifs. The bag is crafted entirely by hand by the artisans of the Center for Traditional Textiles of Cusco. They raise the alpacas and llamas to obtain the fleece, then shear, dye and spin the wool. Finally, they weave it by hand on a traditional backstrap loom. The fully-lined bag closes with a zipper and features an adjustable strap and an interior zipper pocket.

  • 0.24 kgs
  • 0.5 lbs
  • Bag: 18 cm H x 30 cm W x 10 cm D
  • Bag: 7" H x 11.75" W x 3.9" D
  • Strap(s): 63 cm min L - x 123 cm max L x 3 cm W
  • Strap(s): 25" min L - x 48" max L x 1.2" W
  • Drop length: 29 cm min L - x 58 cm max L
  • Drop length: 11.5" min L - x 22.75" max L

  • 100% alpaca, acrylic lining
  • Features a zipper closure
  • Dry clean or hand wash
  • Adjustable strap(s)
  • 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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Cathleen

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05/28/2022

"Authenitc from Cusco"

I just got back from Cusco, Peru. I bought beautiful pillow covers but wanted a few more authentic handwoven items. I KNOW this purse is authentic, and it is well made. I visited weaving cooperatives and recognize the natural colors and designs. It has a sturdy lining and a nice inside pocket with zipper. I use it for my everyday purse, I like the size. I dont like a big purse. It is important to me that the weavers of the Peruvian Andes get support to continue weaving. Tourists have not returned to this area and these traditions will be lost. Plus it is a beautiful purse with rich colors.

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Margaret

From Bloomington, IN, USA

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11/09/2022

"Love this shoulder bag. Such beautiful colors!"

The bag is just the right size. The workmanship is impeccable.

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Ana

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10/30/2022

"My favorite go to handbag"

This handbag is exquisite! The craftmanship and quality of the weaving is unmatched in intricacy and beauty. The colors are deep, rich and complement the design so well. The bag is the perfect size, not too big nor too small. Just right for a wallet, phone, eyeglass case, keys, other small items. The strap is adjustable to either shoulder length or crossbody, which is really versatile. Even the zipper is quality. I love this handbag and I highly recommend it!

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Chrystal

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08/12/2021

"Love this bag!"

This is a beautiful bag! The colors are gorgeous. I just have to be careful not to set it on my couch because cat hair sticks to it. Lol! My problem. Im very happy with my purchase.

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Debra

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07/28/2022

"Just the right size"

Very pretty, just like the picture. I am very happy with it.

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Ann

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07/08/2022

"LOVE, LOVE, LOVE!!!"

This wee bag is just what I wanted...beautiful, well made and I like that I know who created it...

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