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100% alpaca scarf, 'Desert Mesa' - Russet Red Unisex 100% Alpaca Woven Scarf from Peru Curate

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Russet Red Unisex 100% Alpaca Woven Scarf from Peru, "Desert Mesa"

This woven 100% alpaca scarf combines russet red with pale pink to create an... more

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This woven 100% alpaca scarf combines russet red with pale pink to create an earthy, warm color. Soft and warm, this fringed scarf is designed by Raquel and Gregor of Peru.

  • 0.15 kgs
  • 0.3 lbs
  • Scarf: 170 cm L x 28 cm W
  • Scarf: 67" L x 11" W
  • Fringe: 9 cm L
  • Fringe: 3.5" L

  • 100% alpaca
  • Dry clean or hand wash
  • Dry cleaning recommended
  • Textile softness: Soft--this item has been made with fibers that are soft to the touch
  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Made in Peru.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Andes
Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

Raquel and Gregor are dedicated to preserving the weaving traditions woven into Peruvian culture from pre-Inca times. Like many before them, they learned their craft from elders in the community and they pass their knowledge to the younger artisans who work with them. Each textile they create is woven on a wooden floor loom and finished by hand. Crafted from natural fibers such as 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 are able to provide work for a number of people, 90 percent of them women.

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"A delightful purchase"

I'm writing this review while wearing the beautiful and warm scarf that was lovingly created by Racquel. It arrived nicely wrapped and is quite pleasing to touch. As listed, this is a finely crafted scarf, being sold at a bargain price. If you are considering purchasing this product, do it. You won't regret it!

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25 Testimonials for Raquel and Gregor



I purchases one for myself and all my sisters loved it, so I had to get the all the other colors for them! I love the knit and the wool! So beautiful!!! Thank you for knitting these beautiful ponchos. I love the extra warm loose neck color, as well!


Omaha, Nebraska

My wife loves the warmth and the beauty of the scarf!


Rowlett, Texas, USA

The craftsmanship was great and my daughter loved the soft alpaca wool. Thank you for making her Christmas special.