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Pillows

Our pillows are handwoven by dedicated Peruvian artisans using traditional looms and ancestral techniques of Peru. To achieve the desired tones, natural plant dyes are used and they follow laborious processes that guarantee quality and lasting colors. Each item has slight variations in dyeing that makes each object a unique piece.

 

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Handwoven baskets

Reversed-painted glass

Painted & carved gourd

Seasonal

Mirrors

Throws

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Throws

Alpacas have had a high value since Pre-Incas time due to there properties and quality of their hair. They are well threated and never harmed. The environmental footprint of an alpaca is far lighter than a cashmere goat’s. The shearing process is 100% ethical and strictly adheres to ethically sound practices. These beautiful creatures bear some of the silkiest, most versatile fiber found in nature, for which they are shorn yearly.     May also interest you: Chulucana pottery Handwoven baskets Reversed-painted glass Painted & carved gourd Seasonal Mirrors Pillows...

Mirrors

Beautiful hand carved wood mirrors represent a long tradition in Peru. A century old technique that is hand made by Peruvian artisans in Lima.   May also interest you: Chulucana pottery Handwoven baskets Reversed-painted glass Painted & carved gourd Seasonal Throws Pillows  ...

Seasonal

We offer seasonal decoration items for Eastern, Halloween and Christmas time. Therefore, the artisans work with different materials like felt, ceramic or painted/carved gourd.   May also interest you: Chulucana pottery Handwoven baskets Reversed-painted glass Painted & carved gourd Mirrors Throws Pillows...

Painted & Carved Gourd

The art of gourd carving has been practiced in Peru for more than 4,000 years, with artisans using gourds mainly to tell stories and express their every day life. The Huancayo region in the Andes is known for this artwork. After a gourd is skinned, cleaned and dried, the artist start the carving process. Some artisans use a burning technique to incorporate varying shades from brown to black. Another technique is called " fondo negro" to create black backgrounds on the carved gourds using fat and straw...

Reversed painted glass

The ancient technique of reverse painted glass arrived in Peru with the Spanish in the 16th century. First, local Peruvian artisans copied the Spanish techniques, styles and themes but later they developed their own designs. Reverse-glass painting is a technique whereby an image is essentially built up on a sheet of glass in reverse order: final details are painted first, background is added last, and the finished artwork is then viewed from its unpainted side. It is a skill that requires great care and precision, as the visual...

Baskets

Baskets are made in Huacho and Chincha with locally sourced natural fiber called Junco. The artisans dedicated to this task learned this technique of there ancestors. While one weaves the base, another works on the body, another finishes off the contours and another is responsible for weaving and placing the handles.

May also interest you:

Chulucana pottery

Reversed-painted glass

Painted & carved gourd

Seasonal

Mirrors

Throws

Pillows

...

Chulucana pottery

This handcrafted pottery is made from craftsman people in the north of Peru. This type of ceramic is famous for their unique technique that has been maintained by artisans for thousands of years from their ancestors of prehispanic Vicus culture. After the first firing process the artisan starts with the decoration called positive-negative technique. All the spots that should be paled are covered with clay before being fired with mango leaves to smoke the parts that are not covered. Finally the clay is removed and the design...