icon handOver $125.7 million USD sent to artisans so far!

Similar Items

Smithsonian Folklife Festival

Center for Traditional Textiles of Cusco has been selected for inclusion in the Smithsonian Folklife Festival.

View more artists with honor.

100% alpaca shoulder bag, 'Cusco Skies' - Tasseled Blue Alpaca Shoulder Bag

Add to wishlist

Product ID: 402922

Tasseled Blue Alpaca Shoulder Bag, "Cusco Skies"

The cool blues of this beautiful 100% alpaca shoulder bag evoke the Andean... more

Coming Back!

This item is available for backorder and will ship within 2 to 8 weeks. Read more

Pre-Order Now!

This item is available for pre-order and will ship within 2 to 8 weeks. Read more

Details

The cool blues of this beautiful 100% alpaca shoulder bag evoke the Andean skies. 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; shear, dye and spin the wool; and weave the textile on a traditional waist loom. The unlined bag closes with a zipper and features an interior zipper pocket and jaunty tassels on the bottom.

  • 0.12 kgs
  • 0.3 lbs
  • Bag: 30 cm L x 23 cm W
  • Bag: 11.75" L x 9" W
  • Strap(s): 120 cm L x 3 cm W
  • Strap(s): 47" L x 1.2" W
  • Drop length: 54 cm L
  • Drop length: 21.25" L

  • 100% alpaca
  • Features a zipper closure
  • Hand wash only
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Made in Peru.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in the Andesicon info
Gift Info
  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes

Customer Reviews

Purchased this? Leave your review.

Artist rating

Total reviews

18

Marcella

Verified Reviewer

07/05/2022

"Beautiful shades of blue"

Very well made, soft and sturdy, comfortable to carry

Purchased Item:

Cusco Skies, Tasseled Blue Alpaca Shoulder Bag

Was This Review Helpful?

icon likeYes (0) No (0)

Margaret

From Bloomington, IN, USA

Verified Reviewer

11/09/2022

"Love this shoulder bag. Such beautiful colors!"

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

Was This Review Helpful?

icon likeYes (0) No (0)

Ana

Verified Reviewer

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!

Was This Review Helpful?

icon likeYes (0) No (0)

Debra

Verified Reviewer

07/28/2022

"Just the right size"

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

Was This Review Helpful?

icon likeYes (0) No (0)

Ann

Verified Reviewer

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...

Best Uses

Was This Review Helpful?

icon likeYes (1) No (0)

Cathleen

Verified Reviewer

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.

Was This Review Helpful?

icon likeYes (1) No (0)

You May Also Like

 
icon up
BACK TO TOP

Your NOVICA Packages are Safe and Secure!

NOVICA's response to COVID 19

Every NOVICA item comes with our universal guarantee

Certified clean packing environment

Quality tested and verified by our region teams

Fair trade and 100% happiness guaranteed