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Product ID: 311565

Handwoven Grey Herringbone 100% Alpaca Scarf for Men, "Grey Herringbone"

byRaquel and Gregor: icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star (87)
Woven by hand on a traditional loom, alpaca in shades of grey form a classic... more

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Woven by hand on a traditional loom, alpaca in shades of grey form a classic herringbone pattern. Raquel and Gregor weave this distinguished scarf by hand. The ends are not hemmed but are neatly trimmed for a smooth silhouette.

  • 90 grams
  • 0.2 lbs
  • 180 cm L x 20 cm W
  • 71" L x 7.75" W

  • 100% alpaca
  • Lay flat to dry
  • Dry cleaning recommended
  • Textile softness: Soft -- this item has been made with natural fibers that are soft to the touch
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Dry clean or hand wash in cold water
  • 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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87

Verified Reviewer

01/16/2020

"Now a cherished scarf"

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This scarf is most definitely of high quality making. So soft and now precious one for my wardrobe. The skill the artist uses is truly amazing! Thank you so much to the ?Artist? as I will now refer to you!!

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Grey Herringbone, Handwoven Grey Herringbone 100% Alpaca Scarf for Men

From Canada

Verified Reviewer

11/19/2019

"Only had this one day and it is now my go to scarf"

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Lovely quality, color and feel. Just the right length and size for me. The herringbone pattern is more visible than in the photos which I think makes it even nicer.

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Grey Herringbone, Handwoven Grey Herringbone 100% Alpaca Scarf for Men

From London

Verified Reviewer

11/17/2019

"Really nice"

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Nice and soft

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Grey Herringbone, Handwoven Grey Herringbone 100% Alpaca Scarf for Men

Verified Reviewer

06/27/2020

"Absolutely stunning"

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Beautiful and dynamic addition to any outfit.

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05/14/2020

"Spectacular!"

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It is light, lovely, and warm. Gorgeous texture. This was the 1st alpaca scarf from this artist, and I later purchased a similar one in turquoise. Love them both.

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alpaca scarf

Best Uses

  • As a shawl, ushering for live theatre
  • As a neck scarf in cold weather

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Purchased Item:

Bohemian Nights, Peruvian Black and White Hand Woven Alpaca Blend Scarf

Verified Reviewer

04/30/2020

"Beautiful colors"

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Love the scarf. Colors are so pretty. Not quite as soft as expected but still very nice.

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

Raquel and Gregor are dedicated to preserving the traditions woven into Peruvian culture from pre-Incan times. Like many before them, they learned their textile craft from elders in the community and they pass their knowledge to the younger artisans who work with them. Each piece produced in their workshop is woven on a wooden floor loom and finished by hand. Created from natural fibers — alpaca, cotton and silk — their work echoes the natural colors of the Peruvian landscape, reverberating with the rich hues of the mountains, the jungle and the coast.

Raquel and Gregor are deeply committed to building a sustainable workshop that offers a flexible supportive environment for the people who collaborate with them, most of whom are women. They have a special room at the workshop for the women to breastfeed or otherwise care for their children. Many of these women work solely for the purpose of being able to educate their children. Raquel and Gregor also have a deep respect for the environment and have installed solar panels in their workshop, a rarity in Peru.

Among the quality control assistants at Raquel and Gregor's workshop is one who is profoundly deaf. The rest of the team takes great pride in the way they have learned to communicate with her. They treasure what she has taught them about communicating with her and with each other.

Raquel and Gregor has received 9 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $1400 and the most recent for $2850. Proceeds were used to buy more silk, cotton and alpaca wool for her shawls and accessories.

Raquel and Gregor are able to provide work for a number of people, 90 percent of them women.

 
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