The striped throw is made of 100% baby alpaca fiber and belongs to Sol alpaca’s handwoven line. This exclusive handcrafted product has been made in andean handlooms descended from an early adaptation of the European loom when its first arrived in America. These looms are operated by expert Andean weavers who are heirs of a very ancient tradition. Alpaca and its finer and softer fiber, baby alpaca, looks and feels luxurious. Since Incas time it has been prized for its ultra fine fleece and valued higher than silver or gold.
Sol Alpaca has been maintaining the rich and varied heritage of Andean weaving since 1931, specializing in the natural animal fibers that are unique to the area. Blending traditional knowledge of alpaca fiber processing with the latest technology, Sol Alpaca produce luxurious and unique products which take inspiration from Andean traditions and mix them with contemporary design.
Sol Alpaca is committed to the maintenance and development of Peru’s environmental, economical and cultural wealth, reinvesting in the rugged and hardy mountain environments in which alpaca live.
Alpaca fibers are unique in being exceedingly good at thermal insulation; flame retardant; water repellent and hypoallergenic. Being the product of a hardy animal indigenous to the Andes, alpaca fiber is more sustainable than either synthetic materials or wools that come from imported sheep. Alpaca fiber is also lighter than other natural materials, with an extremely high tensile strength.
An alpaca garment is a timeless statement piece, speaking of refinement and taste worthy of royalty.
THIS ITEM IS ELEGIBLE FOR RETURN WITHIN 30 DAYS OF RECEIPT IF UNUSED AND IN ITS ORIGINAL CONDITION.
W135cm x L185cm
100% Baby Alpaca
H5.08cm x W15.24cn x L66.04cm