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Kaffe Fassett Designs
Kaffe Fassett’s extraordinary vision is in his sense of color. Through his books, among them Glorious Color, his spirited designs have been a source of inspiration to handknitters, quilters, and needlework artists around the world ...
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Christmas in Peru
When people in the Northern Hemisphere think of Christmas, images of snowfall, pine trees, holly and snuggling indoors by a roaring fire may spring to mind. But in Peru, the holiday falls during the start of their summer season ...
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Pro Mujer: Helping Peruvian Women to Help Themselves
Over the last 31 years, Peruvian Connection has supported organizations whose philosophy coincides with ours: respect for other cultures, the fostering of artisan traditions, and ecological and ...
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The Art of Mosaic
Mosaic is an art form which uses pieces of materials placed together to create a pattern. These materials (known as tessera) can be made up of small tiles or fragments of pottery, glass, marble, pebbles, shells, mirror or china ...
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Turkish Rugs: Mystical and Magnificent
Oriental rug design and weaving represents one of the world’s oldest and richest textile traditions. Its artistry and enduring beauty has been the subject of admiration and inspiration for hundreds of years...
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Feliz Navidad: Christmas in Mexico
We have just returned from shooting the upcoming first ever SUMMER catalogue in Oaxaca, Mexico, and we were struck with the sights and sounds of Mexican Christmas festivities...
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Living in Harmony: Casa Ecologica
Casa Ecologica (CE) was established in Cusco, Peru to create ecological awareness and sustainable development alternatives within the indigenous communities of the Andes...
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The Witches' Market of La Paz, Bolivia
Halloween approaches, and as our thoughts turn to magic, spells and candy corn, this is the perfect time to describe La Paz's exotic Witches' Market, found in the northern part of the city center...
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Traditional Textiles of Cusco
The Center for Traditional Textiles of Cusco was established in 1996 as a non-profit organization aiming to revive and preserve Incan textile traditions and to provide support for the regional weaving communities...
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Pro Mujer: Update
We are committed to sharing our success with the people of Peru by supporting [Pro Mujer]. With your help, Peruvian Connection has just funded a mobile health unit van to provide care for Pro-Mujer clients and their families in rural southern Peru...
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Machu Picchu
Machu Picchu (Quechua Indian for ("Old Peak") is a pre-Columbian city built for the Inca ruler, Pachacuti. Situated at 8,000 ft on a mountain ridge overlooking the Urubamba Valley of Peru...
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Pro Mujer: Empowering Peruvian Women Through Economic Independence
Over the last 30 years, Peruvian Connection has supported a number of organizations whose philosophy coincides with ours: respect for other cultures, the fostering of artisan traditions, and ecological and economical sustainability...
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Easter: A Peruvian Celebration
Potatoes: From the Andes to Ireland
Indonesian Design & Inspiration
Colca Canyon: Unspoiled Marvel of the Andes
Design Inspiration from the Andes: A Millenia Old Art Form
Potatoes: From the Andes to Ireland
Andean Art Knitting
Christmas in Peru
Peruvian Markets
Christmas in Peru
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