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November 8, 2011 Kuba Textiles: A Cloth in the Fabric of Life

Kuba Cloth The Kuba people of Africa have a vital textile tradition pulsing through their deeply rooted history, their rituals, their culture and their art.  Known as People of the lightning, People of the king and People of the cloth, … Continue reading

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September 15, 2011 Peruvian cuisine: Peru’s next best export

PC84_10_Imp1 Peruvian food is finally finding its place in the culinary spotlight. Top chefs from all over the world are gathering this week in Lima for the 4th annual Mistura Food Festival, the most important food event in all of … Continue reading

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September 1, 2011 Color Me Natural

Every day we’re flooded with alarming warnings about the modern lifestyle and its impact on the environment, from dyes and pesticides to plastics.  As eco-awareness increasingly sweeps across the world, it’s refreshing to remember the natural, sustainable practices in places … Continue reading

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July 13, 2011 Looking for Luck?

Black-Guinea-Pig-01 Ever wish you could change your luck?  The local Quechuans indigenous to the Huasao region of Cusco, Peru may have your cure.  All you need is a black guinea pig, beer and ribbon.  The first step is to get … Continue reading

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June 2, 2011 The Cardi in Everyone’s Closet

Summer11_02A-0099 If Peruvian Connection employees were required to wear a uniform, we would no doubt vote for the Navajo Lace Cardigan to be our go-to sweater.  The Navajo Lace Cardigan made its first appearance in our Spring 2010 catalog and … Continue reading

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