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100% alpaca hat, "Black Braid Cascade"

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Hand-knit textures revel in the yana (the Quechua word for "black") hue of this... more

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Hand-knit textures revel in the yana (the Quechua word for "black") hue of this hat. Alfredo Falcon crafts the piece from 100% alpaca, its subdued design imbued with Peruvian style. The alpaca thrives at the extraordinarily high altitudes of the Andes, resulting in a fiber of unparalleled softness and warmth. A hip accessory for the winter wardrobe.

  • 0.10 kgs
  • 0.2 lbs

  • 100% alpaca
  • Dry clean or hand wash
  • Lay flat to dry
  • Textile softness: Very Soft -- this item is very soft to the touch
  • Made in Peru.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Andesicon info
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810

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06/20/2020

"My husband loves it!"

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Theres nothing like alpaca, even better than cashmere. And when the hat is beautifully made and you have absolute confidence in the seller, its a cinch to be a great purchase--which it was. I have so much respect for the artisans who keep the ancient crafts alive. Thank you!

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12/20/2017

"Pleased"

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Exactly what you would expect from an alpaca watch cap. Lightweight, soft and warm. Much lighter than my cashmere or wool caps. Fine, very fine workmanship. Would definitely recommend.

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From Fresh Meadows, N.Y. U.S.A.

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06/17/2016

"Unisex baby alpaca cap"

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Gorgeous, beautifully made, for male or female, warm, detailed cable design, baby alpaca soft and cozy

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From Seattle, WA, USA

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02/09/2021

"Sturdy and Warm Hat"

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This hat will stay on even if you live in a windy place. It is a good value. Versatile style. Dress it up or down. Traditional style hat with a pea coat.

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From Seattle, WA

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01/24/2020

"Soft and sizable"

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Wonderfully made. Sized a bit large but perfect for me. Great value!

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04/20/2021

"Alpaca Gloves, Lush Rose"

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These are very soft and beautifully colored.

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04/20/2021

"My favorite!!!!"

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Absolutely beautiful. Perfect for that in between weather: a little chilly, but still warm. Looks great with jeans and boots.

Best Uses

  • Date night or even church

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04/18/2021

"comfortable and pretty"

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Pretty colours, soft and flowing. Will be good for cool summer evenings

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From Iowa City, IA

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04/18/2021

"Gift for my wife."

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My wife is very happy with this. Shes always cold, and this is the perfect weight to add on to whatever shes already wearing.

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04/17/2021

"Lovely"

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Very warm and elegant!

Best Uses

  • Outside Activities
  • Winter Walks

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04/16/2021

"soft and comfortable"

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very comfortable and stylish. in fact, i then bought another one in a different color

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

Alfredo's sales have more than tripled since he started with Novica. He began with a few assistants and now has grown to employ full-time employees and several other women who help fulfill his orders. Many of the women who work for him are able to provide essentials for their homes like mattresses, refrigerators, and other appliances.

Alfredo Falcon has received 3 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $2550 and the most recent for $2850. Proceeds were used to stock up on the alpaca wool he uses in his apparel and accessories.

Alfredo currently provides full-time jobs to a single mother, a man trying to fund his education, and several women who are bringing income to their households.

Alfredo currently supports English studies for his four nephews, with the hope that it will help them achieve a better future.

This artist striving to supporting their own or their family's basic needs and improve their livelihood.

Every purchase from this artist has a profound impact on their livelihood and income.

Alfredo was recognized by the city hall for his excellent work.

This artist supports children under the age of 18.

 
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