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Lamb

Made by Manuela Ramos

$ 26.00

Gift your sweet little lamb a sweet little lamb of her own. This adorable stuffed animal is hand-knit from soft Peruvian alpaca for maximum cuddles.

* Approximately 9" tall; alpaca with polyester fill

* Spot clean with a damp cloth

* As with all handmade items, slight variations will occur

Handmade by women artisans in Peru working with Manuela Ramos.

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Fair Trade, Handmade Peruvian Alpaca Knit Stuffed Animal | Lamb

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About The Artisans

About The Artisans

Manuela Ramos

The Artisan Women’s House, apart of Movimiento Manuela Ramos, began in 1993 with the goal of improving Peruvian artisans’ quality of life and to promote the consumption and value of these artisans’ work. Manuela Ramos offers a line of accessories, such as hats and mittens that are 100% alpaca, along with dolls made in fine natural fibers. All of their products are hand knit by women in Puno, an Andean region in the south ofPeru known for the quality of its textiles. The women here, aside from knitting, also tend livestock, work in agriculture, and care for their families.
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THE TECHNIQUE

Each stuffed animal is hand-knit by an artisan in the Puno region of Peru, an area known for its rich cultural history and high-quality textiles. Despite being an international tourist destination, Puno remains one of the poorest regions of Peru. Manuela Ramos began its Artisan Women’s House in an effort to improve artisans’ quality of life. In addition to knitting, the female artisans also care for their families, tend livestock, and work in agriculture.

The women knit each stuffed animal by hand using soft alpaca wool. Indigenous to Peru, luxurious alpaca wool is highly prized for its warmth, strength, and lightweight texture. Alpacas have been bred in the Andean highlands for thousands of years, and form a crucial component of the Peruvian economy and culture.
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About The Country

Peru

Best known as the heart of the Inca Empire, Peru is and has been home to many diverse indigenous cultures long before the Incas arrived; its rich and varied heritage includes the ancient Incan capital of Cuzco and the lost city of Machu Picchu. The diversity, color, creativity and multiple functions of Peru's cultural identity, has serve as the fundaments for the way of life for thousands of families and communities.
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About Fair Trade

About Fair Trade

Fair Trade Products

Fair Trade is an approach to international trade centered around equitable partnerships, transparency and respect. It seeks to empower marginalized producers by providing them safe working conditions, fair pay, and a means to establish a sustainable business free from exploitation. As a member of the Fair Trade Federation, we are committed to the Fair Trade principles.
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