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Alpaca Sweaters from Bolivia

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Men's Grecas Alpaca Sweater
Men's Grecas Alpaca Sweater
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Category: Clothing/Men's Clothing/Sweaters
Indigenous Bolivian craftsman translate grecas—repeating geometric patterns—from the traditional garments of the Tarabuco region in this 3/4-zip pullover. The design is an interpretation of barroco mestizo style, in which indigenous and Spanish cultures have struck an aesthetic balance. This lightweight and cozy 100% alpaca sweater is handknit by artisans in Bolivia.
Available sizes: Medium, Large, XLarge, XXLarge
$189.00
Tarija Alpaca Sweater
Tarija Alpaca Sweater
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With its Mediterranean climate, high elevation, and strong winds, it’s not surprising that southeastern Bolivia’s Tarija region has a rich winemaking heritage. The earthy-hued stripes of our alpaca sweater are reminiscent of the rows upon rows of grapes that line these vineyards high in the Andean foothills. Handcrafted using alpaca yard from Bolivia and Peru. Features a quarter-zip collar.


Available sizes: Medium, Large, XLarge
$199.00
Men's Blue Night Alpaca Sweater
Men's Blue Night Alpaca Sweater
(Based on 6 reviews)
Category: Clothing/Men's Clothing/Sweaters

In traditional Aymara textiles, patterns like the ones on this alpaca sweater represented khunu, or snowfall, against the dark night sky. Artisans working in a Bolivian workshop hand-loom this pullover using superfine alpaca yarn in five different colors to represent the stars, sky, and fields on a winter night.


Available sizes: Medium, Large, XLarge, XXLarge
$189.00
$79.99
Panqara Alpaca Sweater
Panqara Alpaca Sweater
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Category: Clothing/Men's Clothing/Sweaters

Almost 500 years after the Spanish conquest, Andean culture is a strong blend of colonial art and architecture with indigenous Aymara and Quechua traditions. This warm and lightweight alpaca sweater, named after the Aymara word for flower, combines Baroque patterns found in Jesuit churches with warm, earthy colors inspired by the Altiplano and dry valleys of Bolivia.


Available sizes: Medium, Large, XLarge
$199.00
Bolivian Stained-glass Alpaca Sweater
Bolivian Stained-glass Alpaca Sweater
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Stained glass, vitrales in Spanish, is an important part of barocco mestizo style, the blend of Spanish and indigenous architecture found throughout Bolivia. Congregations that couldn’t afford true stained glass would mimic it with paint. The hand-shaped leaded outlines of these intricate windows are the inspiration for the pattern on our gray-green 100% alpaca crewneck sweater.


Available sizes: Medium, Large, XLarge
$179.00
Guarani Alpaca Cardigan
Guarani Alpaca Cardigan
(Based on 4 reviews)
Category: Clothing/Women's Clothing/Sweaters

The Guaraní people are an indigenous cultural group who live in Paraguay and parts of Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay, and Bolivia. Before European contact, the seminomadic culture didn’t have a written language. The pattern on this lightweight alpaca cardigan is taken from a pictogram for water found on textiles in the Guaraní Museum of Bolivia. The 3/4-sleeve design features a hand-crocheted border and resin buttons.


Available colors: Blue, Ecru, Violet
Available sizes: Small, Medium, Large, XLarge, XXLarge
$149.00
Men's Grecas Alpaca Cardigan
Men's Grecas Alpaca Cardigan
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Indigenous Bolivian craftsman translate grecas—repeating geometric patterns—from the traditional garments of the Tarabuco region in this zip-front cardigan. The design is an interpretation of barroco mestizo style, in which indigenous and Spanish cultures have struck an aesthetic balance. This lightweight and cozy 100% alpaca sweater is handknit by artisans in Bolivia. Features two patch pockets.


Available sizes: Medium, Large, XLarge
$178.00
$129.99
Amazonian Flower Cardigan
Amazonian Flower Cardigan
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Category: Clothing/Women's Clothing/Sweaters
This symmetrical floral pattern is inspired by garments worn by the women of the Ayoreo tribe in Bolivia's Amazon basin. Honoring their textile traditions, only the natural and dark alpaca colors in this pattern are knit—the blue highlights are hand-embroidered after the garment is shaped. Full zip front.
Available colors: Blue, Pink
Available sizes: Small, Medium, Large, XLarge, XXLarge
$185.00