Alpaca gloves from the Andes Highlands. Soft, warm, and wonderful!
You will fall in love with the warmth and comfort of alpaca. These gloves are great to have around for the winter and will keep your hands warm during the coldest outdoor activities. They are sized to fit average sized hands perfectly due to the flexible nature of alpaca wool.
- Alpaca Blend.
- Fine, lustrous, alpaca fibers ensure excellent natural comfort and warmth.
- For men and women.
- Comes in assorted natural alpaca colors.
This is a rustic product handspun and hand knitted by shepherds in the Andes high lands in Peru. Because the individual hand work required by each of these products it is not possible to offer consistence in the sizes, shape, colors and depicted figures they carry.
We do not have control over the manufacturing process of this item. The yarn it is made of is a blend of alpaca, wool and acrylic. This results on a very natural looking item that in the tourist handicrafts markets in Peru is usually sold as 100% alpaca. This product is also sold in some web sites as a 100% alpaca item. According to our tests, on average the components of this item vary as follow: alpaca 7% to 17%, fine wool 3% to 9%, and fine acrylic 77% to 89%. Please note that the mix may vary.
This product is offered in two versions:
Raw: This is the product as it comes from the Andean High Lands. It may come with some farm dirt or also have some loose stitches.
Select: This is the product after the best effort of our team of reviewers in Peru. We do our best to make sure it looks as good as possible. This is how we have been shipping this product from August 2006 to July 2007 without disclosing it.
The Raw and Select options are offered in order to bring you the best price and the best products at the same time. Many customers prefer to review the products themselves so there is no need for them to get the Select option.
Please contact us if you have questions or need more information.