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Gray Ribbed Alpaca Ear Warmer

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These super soft and luxurious ribbed ear warmers feature two knit layers that deliver warmth without the weight. Ideal for cold winter days, pair with matching gloves for the complete winter look.

World-renowned fashion industry experts rate alpaca fiber as one of the world's greenest, most natural, and softest fibers, prized for its unique silky feel and low tendency to pilling. Crafted with love by a Peruvian weaving collective on a hand-knitting machine, these ear warmers are an inspired choice.

Keep your head and ears warm without sacrificing style. Enjoy the inherently lightweight and luxurious feel of alpaca fiber, as well as its natural resistance to pilling. For a coordinated winter look, pair your Gray Ribbed Alpaca Ear Warmer with matching winter gloves!

 

Artisan Profile

Allpa has 80 small to midsize workshops located throughout Peru. Through their textile production, they strive to create awareness and preserve Peruvian culture. Allpa develops annual collections according to market trends and supports the growth of artisans with technical assistance, training, and loans. This transforms weavers into entrepreneurs and gives them access to the global marketplace.

In the earliest Peruvian history, you will find examples of the bond between the Incas and Alpacas. During the Inca empire, alpaca was only used by royalty because it was valued as the finest material. Alpaca is supple and smooth to the touch. It’s softer than cashmere and warmer and stronger than lamb’s wool. It contains microscopic air pockets which create lightweight clothing with excellent insulating properties. It is a completely natural fiber and there is no use of harsh chemicals in production.

The alpaca live mostly without any boundaries in the highlands of the Peruvian Andes and are not harmed during the shearing process. Their soft padded feet are gentle on the grass terrain and they graze without destroying the root system of the area. Alpaca is the only animal that produces up to 28 natural colors and can be blended into an infinite array of natural shades from inky black to warm chestnuts and snowy white. It is easily dyed in any color and always retains its natural luster.

Material: 43% Baby Alpaca, 43% Wool + 14% Polyamide
One Size
Handmade with love in Peru.

Care: Hand wash cold with mild detergent. Reshape while wet and lay flat to dry.
As with all handcrafted goods, there are slight variations making each piece a work of art and truly one of a kind.

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