Threads of Peru Blog

Today is Cyber Monday!

Andedan Clothing Models

If you’re out perusing the web today looking for great Cyber Monday deals, don’t forget to stop by Threads of Peru’s  Ebay Store where Threads of Peru’s gorgeous, hand-made textiles are available for 25% - 50% off! Don't worry - our weavers have received their money up-front, so this sale does not impact their fair wage.

Today’s a great day to shop for that person in your life with in an interest in unique fashion or home décor, and a desire to make a difference in the world.

Your purchase of a Threads of Peru textile not only promotes fair trade and ecologically sustainable production practices, but also makes a significant impact in strengthening the vitality of the Quechua textile tradition in the Peruvian Andes.

Each textile is intricately hand-woven on a traditional backstrap loom, a technique that extends back to some of the earliest pre-Columbian cultures in Peru, using naturally dyed or undyed organic alpaca wool.

The result is a stunning piece of wearable or useable art, something that you will feel proud to show off to your friends for the difference that you made in a Quechua woman’s life.

All proceeds from textile sales support Threads of Peru’s non-profit initiatives in the weaving communities, providing them with training and other opportunities for long-term sustainability.