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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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December 4, 2013 PC’s Gift Guide: Wearable Treats!

‘Tis the season to give…and to receive!  Whether you’re looking to stuff their stocking or your own, we’ve got the perfect little something.  Wrap them up in our memorable scarves, legwarmers, and gloves! Adorn them in sparkling arm candy, handcrafted … Continue reading

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October 24, 2013 All Saints Day in Peru

All Hallows Day in America may be overshadowed by costumes, trick-or-treating and jack o’ lanterns the night before, but let’s not forget why zombies and ghosts fill the streets on Halloween.  Celebrated on November 1st, this Christian ritual, also known … Continue reading

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