traditional textile and leather handbag

1 495 kr

This is what happens when you bring together the finest textiles of the andes with the best leather crafts men of Cusco, a unique piece of art is born. The weavings are made of natural dyed organic alpaca yarn and speaks the language of the Inkas trough its design. The selected wool is spun by hand into fine yarn with a simple spindle before using handpicked organic plants, minerals or cochineal to natural dye the yarn. The weaving techniques being used are hundreds of years old and is passed on from generation to generation. Every figurine in each pattern has a meaning and use as a symbolic language, therefore the designs vary from village to village and person to person which makes every piece special and unique.