Alpaca Wool Patterned Scarf, "Blue Squared"
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This scarf displays cool shades of blue in a classic design by Peru's Felipe Berckholtz. The scarf is knitted with the wool from the season's first shear, termed baby alpaca and much sought after for its soft, lightweight warmth. The ancient Inca discovered the attributes of this fiber, reserving it for the exclusive use of the aristocracy.
This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.
Felipe Berckholtz has received a $1400 microcredit loan with 0% interest. Proceeds were used to invest in the purchase of alpaca yarn to increase production.
This artist positively impacts their community through job creation and provides jobs for 2 or more people.
This artist has dramatically improved their livelihood by working with NOVICA.
This artist supports children under the age of 18.