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To make coiled wool tapestries, Peruvian weavers use wool from sheep of the Andes, washed in a local river, carded and dyed. Blending different colors to create specific hues, they roll the wool fibers into long strands. Working on a loom, one artisan weaves each piece. The artisan creates the picture with only a drawing or photo as a guide
UPC Code: 732919477153
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Intercrafts PeruIntercrafts Peru is a nonprofit civic association promoting export sales of Peruvian handicrafts. A democratic cooperative of artisan groups, Intercrafts Peru allows artisans full participation in organizational decisions. The group’s aim is to keep overhead costs low, to share responsibility so more income remains in the hands of the artisans, and to explore new markets. Read more.
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