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Category Archives: About Peru

July 11, 2014 Popular Peruvians: Benjamin Bratt

There are few steamier co-stars than Mr. Benjamin Bratt. Very well known for his role in the crime solving Law & Order show and for dating the most darling of Hollywood darlings, Bratt has more than a little culture in … Continue reading

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June 17, 2014 “My pictures are my eyes”: a Look at Peru’s Own Mario Testino

by fashion contributor, Julie VISION. The only word needed when speaking of the world’s most famous fashion photographer of our time. Peruvian-born Mario Testino’s knack for finding the lustrous and almost unattainable beauty in the beautiful, but more impressively the … Continue reading

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March 19, 2014 Say It With Tassels

  Pablo Neruda once mused on Peru as the land of “yellow tassels.”  Always one to play with words, Neruda was surely referring to more than just the rising stalks of corn that “grace the heights of Peru.”  Indeed, tassels … Continue reading

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February 9, 2014 The Art of Crochet

The story of our hand crochet Mirabelle Dress begins in Peru, with four talented women.  It takes the four women five days to make just one dress, and countless hours of experience perfecting every tiny stitch. One of the women … Continue reading

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January 3, 2014 Weaving Lives, Engaging History

Join PC in exploring the vital traditions of weaving, spinning, dyeing, and knitting in Peru’s highland communities. Nilda Callañaupa of the Center for Traditional Textiles of Cusco, Peru (CTTC), along with Catherine Joslyn, author of “Children of the Inca”, will conduct … Continue reading

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