If you’re out perusing the web today looking for great Cyber Monday deals, don’t forget to stop by Threads of Peru’s Ebay Store where Threads of Peru’s gorgeous, hand-made textiles are available for 25% – 50% off! Don’t worry – our weavers have received their money up-front, so this sale does not impact their fair wage.
Today’s a great day to shop for that person in your life with in an interest in unique fashion or home décor, and a desire to make a difference in the world.
Your purchase of a Threads of Peru textile not only promotes fair trade and ecologically sustainable production practices, but also makes a significant impact in strengthening the vitality of the Quechua textile tradition in the Peruvian Andes.
Each textile is intricately hand-woven on a traditional backstrap loom, a technique that extends back to some of the earliest pre-Columbian cultures in Peru, using naturally dyed or undyed organic alpaca wool.
The result is a stunning piece of wearable or useable art, something that you will feel proud to show off to your friends for the difference that you made in a Quechua woman’s life.
All proceeds from textile sales support Threads of Peru’s non-profit initiatives in the weaving communities, providing them with training and other opportunities for long-term sustainability.