"This makes us a family entirely devoted to the world of textiles, and we have been for generations."
"I was born in the capital of Peru on August 7, 1968. When I was but a small child I learned from my parents the best weaving techniques – like me, they had learned them from their own parents. This makes us a family entirely devoted to the world of textiles, and we have been for generations.
"Nowadays I combine weaving by hand and on classic machinery, remaining true to Inca and colonial motifs. I would like for the world to receive through my work high quality products, with modern colors and traditional motifs.
"I hope you enjoy them!
"I have been working with Novica for seven years. My workshop is located in the district of Huaycan, a place of refuge for many immigrants who fled central Peru during the times of terrorism. Before collaborating with Novica, I had a small workshop in an industrial park that the government gave me on credit, a place where small producers could work with dignity. It wasn't properly roofed, and its production capacity was limited. I designed and made clothing.
"My market was limited to a few local shops, and to a single small foreign client who purchased my work from time to time. After joining Novica, my sales increased significantly, and my workshop began to undergo an enormous change. I purchased better tools and materials. My production capacity has grown tremendously, and my work has gained considerable popularity. This recognition has permitted me to promote my work in new markets, as well. But Novica will always remain my preferred customer.
Felipe Berckholtz selects the warm, soft textures of alpaca in cool black and dark gray for this ruana. The ruana is woven with the wool from the season's first shear, termed baby alpaca and much sought after for its soft, lightweight warmth. The ancient....read more
Woven by hand, a beautiful alpaca wool boucle becomes a long, loose shrug. Raquel and Gregor select rich turquoise tonalities for the chic design. Baby alpaca refers to the fine fleece from the season's first shearing.
Celinda Jaco designs an original cape in a soft alpaca wool blend. With crocheted buttons and borders, the chic ruana goes everywhere in style. Once reserved for the Inca aristocracy and more recently for special occasions, alpaca is coveted worldwide....read more
COLLECTIONS FEATURING Wraps and Ruanas from Peru
Wraps and Ruanas from Peru
Novica's collection of wraps and ruanas from Peru are the perfect winter accessory. Featuring reversible cloaks, achieve two looks with only one item. Our gallery of wraps and ruanas is handcrafted by talented artisans in Peru.
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