All Naturally Colored Luxury Alpaca Blankets From Ecuador

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In May 2013 PurelyAlpaca undertook an Adventure Research trip through the highlands of the small country of Ecuador

br span style text-decoration underline The bottom color in each color combination is brushed for a softer, fluffier feel /span . /p p b Care /b Dry clean /p p b Size /b 70 X 86

br They work perfectly laid sideways--across a queen sized bed-- with 4 on either side or are attractive and functional for king beds laid across in that manner. /p p These blankets are heavier than others we have carried at 6 lbs each

Colors are listed a top color/bottom color

His focus has always been on herd quality, herd health, sustainable farm practices and fair trade business opportunity for native Ecuadorians. /p p Patricia is an Ecuadorian Veterinarian who also operates the a http // Things Alpaca Ecuador/Mazar Wildlife Reserve.html target blank Marzar Wildlife Reserve, Ecuador /a . The Mazar Wildlife Reserve MWR is a 4400 acre private conservation initiative which protects wild habitats in an ecological restoration in the heart of a true Andean biodiversity hotspot

In our travels we met many Ex-patriot Americans helping in the resurgence of alpacas in Ecuador

Involved in Ecuador since the early 80's, Stu has been instrumental in the resurgence of alpaca farming in this small country

New species of frogs have been discovered on the MWR. /p p img src // medium.jpg 1918 img src // medium.jpg 1918 img src // medium.jpg 1918 img src // medium.jpg 1918 img src // medium.jpg 1918 /p p span The exquisite yarn for the blankets is produced in a family-business spinning factory in Guano, Ecuador, a town in the shadows of Chimborazo volcano in the central Ecuadorian Andes

One of the many things Stu does with alpacas includes bringing groups of American students to Ecuador to explore animal husbandry and sustainability for college credit

Our goal was to seek out alpaca farms, alpaca manufacturers and of course ALPACAS! As a result of that research, a new shopping category, /span a /collections/ecuador-alpaca target blank style line-height 1.2 Ecuador Alpaca /a span style line-height 1.2 is open. /span br p The wonderful colors and textures, vivid landscapes and long standing traditions of Ecuador are shown via the link below

Sales of products such as these blankets generate funds to maintain the Mazar Reserve as well as expand the development of markets for the local indigenous alpaca farming, knitting and milling operations in Ecuador. /span /p p strong a https // Magazine Autumn 2014 Ecuador Alpaca Blanket.pdf 2217 target blank See more about the All Natural Alpaca Blanket from Ecuador in article from Alpacas Magazine. /a /strong /p p b Materials /b 80 Non-Dyed naturally colored Alpaca from the

Stu is an active American professor in Vermont who lives in Ecuador outside of the beautiful city of Cuenca with Patricia and their three children

The native forests and grasslands are home to the Andean mountain bear, mountain lions, the spotted forest cat oncilla , brocket deer, 160 species of birds and other priceless animals

The story below is of one enterprising couple, their dream and their product. /p p See more of the Ecuadorian country side from an Alpaca research perspective via our gallery of photos from the May 2013 road trip /p p a https // sort 1 target blank Ecuador Alpaca Research Trip /a /p p img src // neighbors medium.jpg 1918 /p p These natural alpaca blankets have been produced under the guidance of

These alpaca blankets work as a 'queen mattress size' or 'twin blanket size

They offer a nice comfortable weight to winter bedding and the warmth component is phenomenal! They are a quality item, tightly woven

Waning in years past, Ecuador is currently experiencing a reawakening on many levels

We specifically sought out the small but long standing alpaca culture in the mountainous highlands

Solid and made to last. /p p i Looking for an alpaca heirloom with outstanding qualities in and about b Here it is! /b /i /p p br br /p


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