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Tawa Alpaca Pillow
Tawa Alpaca Pillow
Tawa Alpaca Pillow
Tawa Alpaca Pillow
Tawa Alpaca Pillow
Tawa Alpaca Pillow
Tawa Alpaca Pillow
Tawa Alpaca Pillow
Tawa Alpaca Pillow
Tawa Alpaca Pillow
Tawa Alpaca Pillow
Tawa Alpaca Pillow
Tawa Alpaca Pillow
Tawa Alpaca Pillow
Tawa Alpaca Pillow
Tawa Alpaca Pillow

Tawa Alpaca Pillow

$119.00

Handwoven Alpaca Pillow, 100% Natural Fibers and Materials

  • Size: 40 x 40 cm 
  • Fiber: Handspun yarn; 80% alpaca / 20% wool blend. Yarn hand-dyed with natural dyes. Cotton twill backing with covered zipper closure. Four hand-knotted tassels at corners.
  • Styles: Ocean, Surf, Vicuna, Coral
Make your statement – fair, ethical, eco-friendly.

The Tawa pillow is a statement piece that says "I care" - about good design, and about people.

Handwoven in fine alpaca fiber, the Tawa throw pillow marries modern design with ancient tradition. This decorative pillow looks great as a modern accent piece in any home, but you'll know its real value: helping to empower women and keep ancient traditions alive.

The name Tawa comes from the Quechua word for the Incan Empire, the Tawantinsuyu. It also literally means “4”! The Peruvian textile is woven using the discontinuous warp and weft weaving technique, one of the most challenging and threatened techniques in the Andes today.

Go for the whole boho look and mix-and-match the Tawa alpaca pillow with our other handwoven artisan pillows, like the Upis, Picchu or Pallay pillows!

Note: Excludes cushion insert. Visit our friends at Pillow Cubes for a fantastic selection of eco-friendly, recycled pillow inserts. Ask us for your exclusive coupon code to receive 10% off!

WHO MADE THIS HANDWOVEN ALPACA THROW PILLOW?

This Tawa Alpaca Pillow was handwoven in the high Andean community of Pitukiska by the Mayu Chaska weaving association. Pitukiska is located about 4 hours away from Cusco in the highlands above the Mapacho River Valley, on the edge of the Cusquenan jungle. 

 

 

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Pallay Cozy Alpaca Pillow Quick Shop
Pallay Cozy Alpaca Pillow
Pallay Cozy Alpaca Pillow
Pallay Cozy Alpaca Pillow
Pallay Cozy Alpaca Pillow
Pallay Cozy Alpaca Pillow
Pallay Cozy Alpaca Pillow
Pallay Cozy Alpaca Pillow
Pallay Cozy Alpaca Pillow
Pallay Cozy Alpaca Pillow
Pallay Cozy Alpaca Pillow
Pallay Cozy Alpaca Pillow
Pallay Cozy Alpaca Pillow
Pallay Cozy Alpaca Pillow
Pallay Cozy Alpaca Pillow
Pallay Cozy Alpaca Pillow
Pallay Cozy Alpaca Pillow
Pallay Cozy Alpaca Pillow
Pallay Cozy Alpaca Pillow
Pallay Cozy Alpaca Pillow
Pallay Cozy Alpaca Pillow

Pallay Cozy Alpaca Pillow

$139.00

Handwoven Alpaca Pillow, 100% Natural Fibers and Materials

  • Size: 50 x 50 cm 
  • Materials: 100% handspun alpaca fibre. Yarn hand-dyed with natural dyes. Cotton twill backing with covered zipper closure. Four hand-knotted alpaca tassels at corners.
  • Available in: new styles, Dune, Earth & Slate plus our classics Surf, Coral, Cream & Coal, Salt

People can’t seem to get enough of our Pallay alpaca throw pillow – and you won’t either! By far our best-selling pillow this season, this oversize alpaca pillow is so huggably soft, you won’t want to share!

Fun fact: “pallay” is the Quechua word for “woven design”! This decorative pillow takes traditional Andean weaving to the next level, bringing this pallay front and centre to highlight the beauty and intricacy of this ancient weaving art, and helping to keep the Peruvian weaving tradition alive.

If you’re looking for the best pillow this season, the Pallay alpaca decorative throw pillow is it. Use it on its own as a fun accent for your living room, or mix and match with our other handwoven artisan pillows.

Note: Excludes cushion insert. Visit our friends at Pillow Cubes for a fantastic selection of eco-friendly, recycled pillow inserts. Ask us for your exclusive coupon code to receive 10% off!

Want to know more about the Pallay alpaca pillow was made? We take you behind-the-scenes in our blog!

WHO MADE THIS HANDWOVEN ALPACA THROW PILLOW?
This Pallay Alpaca Throw Pillow was handwoven in the high Andean community of Upis by the Awaq Mayki weaving association. Upis is located about 4 hours away from Cusco in the shadow of Ausangate mountain, the highest mountain in the region and the most important apu (mountain deity) in Quechua cosmology.

 

 

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Picchu Striped Wool Pillow Quick Shop
Picchu Striped Wool Pillow
Picchu Striped Wool Pillow
Picchu Striped Wool Pillow
Picchu Striped Wool Pillow
Picchu Striped Wool Pillow
Picchu Striped Wool Pillow
Picchu Striped Wool Pillow
Picchu Striped Wool Pillow
Picchu Striped Wool Pillow
Picchu Striped Wool Pillow
Picchu Striped Wool Pillow

Picchu Striped Wool Pillow

$139.00

Handwoven Wool Pillow, 100% Natural Fibers and Materials

  • Size: 50 cm x 50 cm
  • Fiber: 100% wool; cotton back
  • Available in: Rose, Cream & Coal
  • Limited quantities - if sold out, contact us for pre-orders!

Make your statement – fair, ethical, eco-friendly.

The Picchu wool pillow makes a dramatic statement – bold, modern design that also directly benefits women.

Handwoven on a traditional backstrap loom by women artisans living in the high Andes of Peru, this wool pillow is made of thick, handspun and community-sourced wool yarn, creating a richly textured pillow reminiscent of the thick blankets, or frazadas, southern Cusco is known for.  

WHO MADE THIS WOOL PILLOW?
This Picchu Handspun Wool Pillow was handwoven in the high Andean community of Upis by the Awaq Mayki weaving association. Upis is located about 4 hours away from Cusco in the shadow of Ausangate mountain, the highest mountain in the region and the most important apu (mountain deity) in Quechua cosmology.
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Picchu Wool Area Rug Quick Shop
Picchu Wool Area Rug
Picchu Wool Area Rug
Picchu Wool Area Rug
Picchu Wool Area Rug
Picchu Wool Area Rug
Picchu Wool Area Rug
Picchu Wool Area Rug
Picchu Wool Area Rug
Picchu Wool Area Rug

Picchu Wool Area Rug

$275.00

Handmade Wool Floor Rug – Fair Trade from Peru

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION

Made of 100% naturally dyed sheep’s wool, this extremely chic boho area rug features tapered stripes in alternating deep red and light rose colors. Our Picchu wool rug is handmade on a backstrap loom in the Andes, using ancient weaving techniques. The loom technique that was used to make the woven rug means that the weave is tight and durable, and this wool rug will withstand solid traffic while also being a woven piece of home décor to catch the eye. 

Picchu means "peak" in Quechua (think: Machu Picchu), and is so named because of the dynamic tapered stripe design that resemble mountain peaks.

Available for custom order.

Size: Approx. 145 cm x 70 cm

WHO MADE THIS PICCHU WOOL FLOOR RUG?

This amazing handcrafted piece of artisanship was made by the Awaq Mayki (meaning handwoven in Quechua) weaving cooperative. Boasting over 20 talented and motivated members, Awaq Mayki partnered with Threads of Peru beginning in 2012 as an almost self-organized entity with over a decade registered as a formal association. The majority reside in the community of Upis, situated quite literally at the foot of the great Ausangate mountain, the highest in Southern Peru, and an important Apu (mountain god) in Quechua culture.

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