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Meet Peruvian Artisans Allpa Crafts: Handcrafting Fair Trade Jewelry

Monday, May 21, 2012


Meet the artists of Allpa Crafts, an artisan cooperative located in Peru and specializing in hand-crafted fine Peruvian silver jewelry.  The cooperative is named for a Quechua Indian word that means “earth,” and was created to improve the living standards of handcraft artisans in poor rural areas.

As a  member of the World Fair Trade Organization, Allpa works with families located in Cuzco, Ayacucho, Chulucanas, Cajamarca and Huancavelica as well as Shipibo people living in the Amazon rainforest area of Pucalepa. Allpa includes approximately 2,000 families from 100 artisan groups and family workshops Handcrafted jewelry by Allpa Craftsthroughout Peru. For most of these people, craft production is their sole source of income. Allpa designs are classic and elegant, and often incorporate brilliantly colored gems such as serpentine, turquoise, and spondylus shell.

Stop by Ten Thousand Villages to check out the beautiful artistry of Allpa Crafts.  In fact, this Mother’s Day weekend (May 11 through 13) buy one piece of jewelry, get the second of equal or lesser value for half off.


.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) said on May 22, 2012

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.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) said on May 23, 2012

I observed Allpa Crafts products and found specialized with hand-crafted fine Peruvian silver jewelry. Hope they could earn much benefit in this Mother’s Day weekend their created products are nice and cheap. Thanks for good review.
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Wow! That’s great sounds and I want to participate in the handcrafting fair trade jewelry. I’m so pleased to meet with the Peruvian artisans of Allpa Crafts. Thanks!

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I feel glad meeting with the artists of Peruvian artisan Allpa crafts. Whatever design these guys are creating is gorgeous and I gifted Peruvian silver jewelry this mother’s day to my mom. Thanks

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