100% Alpaca Hand-Loomed Scarf
☆ Special Selection -- one of our favorites!
Made the traditional way, these dreamy alpaca scarves are created on hand-looms by women artisans in Bolivia. Keep toasty while warming your heart, knowing your support helps these women preserve traditional textiles and create a better life for themselves, their children, and their community.
- Brown, Green, Multicolor, Pink, Purple, or Red
- 100% alpaca
- 56" L x 9" (142.2 x 22.8 cm)
- Handmade in and fairly traded from Bolivia
Created to help women worldwide gain economic security for themselves and their families by earning fair wages for their handiwork, Global Girlfriend sources women-made, fair-trade imported, eco-friendly products. By supporting long-term partnerships with the artisans, it fosters equal employment opportunities, healthy and safe working conditions, technical assistance, and development strategies to help reduce poverty, one community at a time. Become a "Global Girlfriend" and help build a brighter future for girlfriends around the globe!
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One of our favorites!
November 22, 2013 - I love this scarf! I got the multicolor and it is beautiful. It is delicate but warm. I am wearing it today.
October 30, 2013 - My multi colored alpaca scarf is just great. I can wear it to work as well as wearing it outside. It is really a great deal for alpaca. Highly recommend it!
July 26, 2013 - I purchased the scarf in green and it's just beautiful.
July 3, 2013 - The scarf I received is beautiful, lightweight and colourful. I look forward to wearing it often.
March 19, 2013 - Beautiful weave & colors.
Artisan: Jalsu UmaFounded in 2001, Jalsu Uma focuses on training women in the production of accessories made from alpaca wool. Started by five women, the cooperative now includes more than 20 who are trained in techniques such as hand looming, weaving, and crocheting. Artisans have the option to work from home to care for their children and meet weekly for production matters. Jalsu Uma strives for expansion, providing more women with the opportunity to financially support themselves and their families, innovating new designs, and becoming a leader in Bolivian handicrafts.