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Product ID: 171687

100% alpaca scarf, "Winter Mystique"

byElvia Melendez: icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star (38)
This warm long scarf is ideal for cold weather days. Elvia Melendez crochets the... more

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This warm long scarf is ideal for cold weather days. Elvia Melendez crochets the scarf by hand creating fan-like motifs and finishes it with braided fringes. She works with alpaca wool, prized since the days of the Inca Empire for its cozy warmth against cold Andean temperatures.

  • 0.27 kgs
  • 0.6 lbs
  • 170 cm L x 22 cm W
  • 67" L x 8.75" W

  • 100% alpaca
  • Dry clean only
  • Textile softness: Soft -- this item has been made with natural fibers that are soft to the touch
  • Made in Peru.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Andesicon info
Gift Info
  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? No

Reviews by Customers

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Total reviews

38

Verified Reviewer

12/16/2017

"Christmas Present"

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Bought scarf to go along with mittens for a friend for Christmas and she loves both items.

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Gift Occasion:
  • This was a gift for: Friend
  • Occasion: Christmas

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Winter Mystique, 100% alpaca scarf

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04/30/2020

"Very soft and beautiful"

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They keep my hands warm at work, while still allowing me to use my keyboard.

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From Cincinnati, Ohio USA

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03/25/2020

"So Gorgeous!"

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This is lovely! Soft and well-made.

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From Cincinnati, OH USA

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02/29/2020

"Beautiful hat, frustrated with fit"

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This hat is a true work of art, which is what I have come to expect from this artist. Her textile and design skills are amazing. I cherish every item I have from her, and I am always excited when she brings out something new. I am frustrated, though, as to how knitted hats are measured. The numbers given for hat dimensions are meaningless, and they do not help in deciding if a hat will fit. I have three different hats that were presented as having the same measurements: one is a perfect, comfortable fit, just very slightly loose; the second is snugger than I like but wearable; and the third is so small and tight that it gives me headaches!!! I understand that handmade items will vary but this is beyond reasonable! This applies to hats from multiple artists. If I buy something, I would like to know that I will have the pleasure of wearing it. At this point, anytime that i order a hat i feel that it is a toss up as to who will get to wear it: me or my 8 year old neighbor.

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Verified Reviewer

02/25/2020

"Simply Gorgeous!"

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I initially purchased this item for my friend as purple is her favorite color. After receiving the shawl, I havent been able to part with it. It is so beautiful. It is not just one color; its a blend, so it compliments other colors. I may keep it, and pass it on to my grand-daughter. Checking to see if there are other colors.

Best Uses

  • Lots of things

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01/27/2020

"Gorgeous!"

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The shawl is absolutely perfect. It is warm and soft, the natural wool shows beautiful highlights and lowlights in rich violet, and the color and style are classic and flattering.

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Elegant

Best Uses

  • Special occasions, wearing out, being warm and pretty at home

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