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March 15, 2012 Tonganoxie, Kansas meets Cusco, Peru…Part 2

blog2 Kezia in front of Saqsaywaman, the main fortress protecting the city of Cusco. We all know that what started it all for Peruvian Connection was when 19-year-old Tonganoxian, Annie Hurlbut, went to Peru for an archeological dig with her … Continue reading

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January 25, 2012 The Amano Collection

by PC’s designer / guest blogger On my last design trip to Lima, Peru I had the chance to visit the Amano Museum. I heard about the wonderful collection of textiles that were housed there, though nothing prepared me for … Continue reading

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December 14, 2011 Puchka Textile Tours in Peru

by guest blogger and PC customer, Carol Myers Perusing the pages of the Peruvian Connection catalog over the years has engendered a lot of daydreaming on my part. For example, I’ve always been curious to meet the people who create … Continue reading

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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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