Etsy Colorful Handmade Peruvian Textiles
Handmade. Original. Made in Peru.
Can be used as throw or colorful rug.
Estimated delivery time is ~ 1 week.
Please contact with us to choose favorite of many beautiful wool & alpaca blankets Different sizes, designs and color options available.
These textiles are traditionally used as blankets or bed covers (to protect Andean people from freezing temperatures in the winter time), but easily transition as throw rugs or act as unique pieces, draped over the back of a sofa or hung on the wall, the possibilities are endless! We are certain the texture, colour and quirks of each textile will make a wonderful addition to your home.
Our blankets are mainly sourced from small remote villages (Cuzco, Arequipa and Puno) around the Andes mountains of Peru. Using the same techniques as countless generations before them, Their origins are from the Inca civilization and the tradition of weaving has been passed through many generations of Andean cultures. The pigments are natural colors extracted from vegetables and plants. Artisans take about a month to complete one of these beautiful blankets using natural dyes. From start-to-finish, they are made in a fair trade environment. Made from sheep’s wool and coloured with natural dyes they are luxuriously thick and each one is unique in colour, texture and design. We work directly with comunities in Peru so you can choose the one you like the most.
Every rug is made from 2 pieces of loomed fabric sewn together in the looms. They have been hand-woven from hand-spun alpaca and sheep wool using a traditional back strap loom.
Through your purchase you help give the artisans working with us an opportunity to continue using they art in Textiles to sustain their culture and way of life.
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