ANDEAN RUANA - Poncho
The wrap-around ruana is made with 100% undyed alpaca wool and reflects the natural colors of the Andean countryside. Perfect for cold days - and nights- the ruana's structure makes it easy to put on and take off. Handwoven by the women of the Quechua community, who make each poncho with meticulous attention to detail. Purchased at a fair trade price.
Handmade in Peru.
51"L x 47 1/4"W
Peru was the heart of the Inca empire but it’s culture goes way beyond that. Deeply rooted in Peruvian culture are it’s Indian roots shaped by Latin and European influence. Modern day Peruvian art is bold, thoughtful, and heavily influenced by history. Our Peruvian products are sourced from various areas of the country and contain bold color ways with Incan patterns.
About Fair Trade
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Genesis Fair Trade is proud to adhere by Fair Trade principals and promote empowerment of people around the world.