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Product ID: 216127

White Alpaca Blend Ruana Cape, "Pristine Chic"

byCelinda Jaco: icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star (135)
Celinda Jaco designs an original cape in a soft alpaca wool blend. With... more

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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 for its lightweight warmth.

  • 0.69 kgs
  • 1.5 lbs
  • Garment Measurements
  • 84 cm L x 130 cm W
  • 33" L x 51" W

  • 50% alpaca, 45% acrylic, 5% wool
  • Features a button closure
  • Dry clean only
  • Textile softness: Soft -- this item has been made with natural fibers that are soft to the touch
  • Made in Peru.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Andesicon info
Gift Info
  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? No

Reviews by Customers

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Total reviews

135

Verified Reviewer

11/30/2018

"Pristine Cape"

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I could not be more pleased! This cape is beautiful and versatile. I love having it in my wardrobe. The detail is special. Excellent value! Thank you.

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Best Uses

  • Light weight jacket, wrap for simple dress, dress up jeans! Endless possibilities!

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Pristine Chic, White Alpaca Blend Ruana Cape

Verified Reviewer

06/16/2016

"SO USEFUL and practical- yet classy"

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I cant tell yu how many times I reach for this. It gives me some added warmth and I love that it goes with anything- jeans or dressy! Choice of white has been good as the colr is good in winter as well as the cooler days of summer or too much air conditioning! Love it!

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Pristine Chic, White Alpaca Blend Ruana Cape

From Omaha, NE

Verified Reviewer

07/10/2020

"Beautiful!"

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I adore this cape! It is very warm and so cute! The only issue I have is it is a little itchy. I am a plus size woman and this cape fits well. I wish it was as long on me as the picture but I am 6 tall so I dont expect it to be that long.

Best Uses

  • Date night!

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Verified Reviewer

07/09/2020

"My favorite scarf"

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Warm and soft, simple and stylish.

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Cj

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07/03/2020

"Loved Christmas gift"

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Very soft and wellmade

Best Uses

  • Being warm and looking good

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Gift Occasion:
  • This was a gift for: Husband
  • Occasion: Christmas
From New York

Verified Reviewer

07/01/2020

"This was a late autumn gift for my son."

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The photo illustration doesnt quite capture the depth of tone and color to this great scarf. It is so comfortable , warm and attractive with great workmanship. He loves it.

Best Uses

  • Keeping out the chills in style and comfort!

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

The Women's Empowerment badge is awarded to female artisans or artisan groups that are led by women.

Celinda uses traditional materials to create her contemporary clothing. Her designs are often based on Andean styles such as ponchos and ruanas, her garments are machine knit and finished by hand. From her early teens, Celinda was obsessed with textiles and began to learn tailoring, knitting, crochet, toy-making and appliqué. Many of these crafts were taught to her by her family. Today, she enjoys passing her skills on to the next generation. She encourages university students who are curious about the textile arts to visit her workshop and "practice."

Celinda has a natural entrepreneurial spirit. She attempted many things before finding her own workshop. Dedicated to preserving Peruvian textile traditions, she trains her own workers and informally teaches university students who have an open invitation to visit her workshop and learn about the textile arts. She is an asset to her community.

Celinda, her husband and her grandson are all supported through her Novica sales. These sales are steady, enabling her to pay her employees, her workshop bills and other living expenses.

Celinda hires as many university students as possible. It is her way of ensuring that someone will not have to give up their studies because they cannot afford to continue.

She has received an award for quality and design from Promperu, the Peruvian export and tourism agency.

Celinda is proud to be able to pay for the education of one of her grandsons.

This artist supports children under the age of 18.

 
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