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Buying an infinity scarf: what you should know - Art Andina

Buying an infinity scarf: what you should know

Buying an infinity scarf is great because it’s a wonderful item to have to protect you from the cold and to improve your style. This continuous loop scarf can be worn in different ways. However, before buying one, you might have a few questions to make sure to make the right choice. How do I wear an infinity scarf? This is a great question and here’s how to wear an infinity scarf. How does an infinity scarf compare to a regular scarf in terms of effectiveness and comfort? An infinity scarf is very versatile and can be easily worn in...

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Guide Before Buying Your Alpaca Blanket - Art Andina

Guide Before Buying Your Alpaca Blanket

So you are in a situation where you would like to buy an alpaca blanket for your trekking trips, camping, or simply for pure comfort? If so, here’s what you need to know before purchasing the right blanket. Origin and Authenticity of Your Alpaca Blankets Where are these alpaca blankets sourced from? Our alpaca blankets come from Ecuador and they are made with ethical practices because we support slow fashion and fair trade practices. Are your alpaca blankets made from 100% pure alpaca wool? The short answer is no and we made this choice as a trade-off to ease how...

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How to wear our alpaca infinity scarfs? - Art Andina

How to wear our alpaca infinity scarfs?

Here are some different ways to wear our alpaca infinity scarfs or any other Also known as a circle scarf or a loop scarf, an infinity scarf is a multipurpose fashion accessory that can accent any look and keep you warm during cold weather! Our blend of 70 % alpaca wool and 30 % acrylic is perfect for keeping you warm and still being lightweight and breathable! This is because Alpaca wool is renowned for its thermo-regulating properties! We love this product because of its versatility, you can adapt your look to each mood or occasion! 1. The double loop....

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How are Alpaca Blankets Made? - Art Andina

How are Alpaca Blankets Made?

This is an important question that we are happy to answer by also answering a sub question that we often receive... Does alpaca wool hurt the alpaca when it’s harvested? Alpaca wool is a sustainable and cruelty-free textile option for garments.  Alpaca wool is harvested when the alpacas are sheared. Traditionally, in the Andes, this happens in the summertime. This haircut doesn’t hurt the animal because the farmers use sheers to gently cut the alpaca extra wool. Shearing is actually helpful to the animal who can overheat from its big fur if left uncut.  Do alpaca farmers make money when...

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