Alpaca Shawl Stick


Hand-made Fair Trade in Indonesia

Cast and hand-polished white bronze

4.25" long

The Alpaca Shawl Stick was inspired by a trip to Peru in 2013, which included forays to Macchu Pichu, and the ancient city of Cuzco, the colonial city of Arequipa where I met several Alpacas.  But rather than being based on these living animals, the Alpaca Shawl Stick is based on a tiny ancient gold figure of an Alpaca, a ritual item perhaps, that indicated the value of the Alpaca and other Guanacos within Incan life.  

Featured in Creative Knitting, October 2014 Make Your Accessories Pop!



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