The most exquisite (and most colorful) examples of craftsmanship can be found in Shupaca’s Vintage Heirloom Collection. Passed down through generations by the indigenous Quecha families living in the Peruvian Andes, these vintage accessories are not only one-of-a-kind art pieces, but a celebration of artisanal work and the traditional methods of textile production, beautifully preserving a culture for future generations. Made from 100% wool, these stockings showcase an intricate hand-woven design with a wide variety of colorways made from organic dye, instantly adding a bright and energetic touch to your space.
Stockings are appx 18" long x 8" wide.
About the company :
Shupaca products are crafted by a variety of artisan groups within the indigenous communities of the Andes Mountain Region of South America. Shupaca is committed to supporting the social and economic advancement for the artisans & their families in these small communities through fair wages and direct incentives. Shupaca offers high quality designs and unique products that you are guaranteed to fall in love with! They are a family owned, dedicated brand with a focus on making a difference! They specialize in Alpaca fiber! Alpaca is quickly becoming one of the world’s most renowned sustainable & eco-friendly fibers. The alpacas are sheared once a year in spring and the fiber is spun into yarn. Superior to wool, alpaca fiber is extremely soft, light-weight, and amazingly warm with its' naturally insulating core. It does not contain lanolin, making it hypoallergenic- the perfect combination for cold weather accessories!