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Men's Blue and Brown Alpaca Cardigan Sweater from Peru, "Blue Chakana"

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Fernando Cano selects the pre-Hispanic chakana symbol for this handsome blue and... more

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Fernando Cano selects the pre-Hispanic chakana symbol for this handsome blue and brown men's sweater. Taken from a constellation of stars forming a square, the chakana symbolizes order in family and community life. He works in luxurious alpaca wool, renowned for its lightweight warmth, and adds coconut shell buttons.

  • 0.52 kgs
  • 1.1 lbs

  • 100% alpaca, coconut shell buttons
  • Features a button closure
  • Dry cleaning recommended
  • 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
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487

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03/08/2020

"Petrol chakana : Soft, delicate and hopefully warm"

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Its well made. Soft and yes, one has to wear it very carefully as while wearing one can feel the threads..wished there was an inner protective layer for protection..and as far as the color is concerned, i must say, its not exactly blue but a petrol color. So, if you are in an impression if it was a sky blue or a turquoise color, its not. Its petrol color. Soft nonetheless.

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01/16/2020

"He Loved It!"

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My step-son lived this sweater when I gave it to him in 2018. The beautiful piece continues to earn him compliments and is one of his favorites.

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From California

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09/18/2019

"My new favorite"

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This artisan is great!! This is the 4th sweater I?ve purchased from him. All have been very well made and true to size. This cardigan is my new favorite

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From Sonoma California USA

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10/05/2017

"Wow"

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This is such a handsome work of wearable art!!! Not to mention it is toasty warm. The colors beautiful . Bought this for my son . It looks very handsome on him. It is so well made . Very pleased.

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

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02/03/2017

"VERY NICE SWEATER"

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Light and warm. Ideal either with jeans or kakis this sweater looks and feels great!!! Excellent quality!!!

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01/19/2021

"My Mother Loves this sweater"

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My Mm loved her Christmas gift, I thought it would be thicker. She does not care how thick it is, My opinion doesnt matter??

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01/19/2021

"Lots of compliments"

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Excellent sweater, fits right and very comfortable

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01/17/2021

"I love this sweater!"

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I love this sweater! It is a beautiful design and color. The size large is roomy and comfortable without appearing baggy. It is chilly in Alaska, so I usually wear a wool turtleneck underneath the cardigan. aI have another alpaca sweater, as well as alpaca socks and they all are super soft and keep be very warm. I will look for more products made of Alpaca wool from Novice in the future.

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  • Keep warm and cozy, and looking terrific!

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Verified Reviewer

01/16/2021

"Love it"

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I am allergic to wool but can wear alpaca so i was thrilled to find this sweater that is 100% alpaca. It is beautiful and warm.

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01/16/2021

"love this sweater so soft and pretty"

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This is a beautiful sweater ... I love it.

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01/16/2021

"Lovely sweater"

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Well made. Buttons are boring.

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

Fernando Cano has received 10 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $1200 and the most recent for $2850. Proceeds were used to purchase materials for his designs.

This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.

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.

 
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