Knitted with Solidarity

A social initiative for the future of our country.

Like in several countries in the world, today, the population of Peru lives under a climate of uncertainty and concern about the situation generated by COVID-19, as well as the effects it will have on the country. The measures taken by the Peruvian government, like necessary social distancing, have not only forced people to “reinvent” themselves and redefine their daily activities and routines. It also reinforces and determine the right role of companies in society and how they can act in the face of this emergency.

Today more than ever, at Sol Alpaca and Mallkini, we understood the importance of helping and providing a solution for our community and society where we operate. We are trying to look for the well-being of the families that make up these communities, as well as our co-workers, clients, and the population in general.

For this reason, during this period of social distancing and mandatory quarantine, we have provided more than 250 bio-security kits. These include essential and necessary elements for the health personnel, like masks, nitrile gloves, bio-security suits, etc. To different hospitals and COVID centers in Arequipa and Cuzco.
However, it is time to “go beyond” and increase our actions and range of support.

As members of the Sol Alpaca and Mallkini team want to get involved with society and our community. So that together we can serve it, seeking to be a common support element for our country.

To achieve this objective, we have decided to put into practice what we know best. Create beautiful garments made of alpaca fiber and, through our Knitted with Solidarity products, to generate funds to contribute to the medical and health personnel. Who daily faces this growing threat, treating patients with COVID – 19, besides taking care of each of us.
We will donate 50% of the sales of our line “Knitted with Solidarity” to support the health personnel from different hospitals and COVID centers in Peru. So that they can keep working safely and continue their gigantic work.
Staying at home is no longer enough.
Peru needs us.
Let’s work together to make it happen.

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Culture-laden Alpaca shawls and scarves – New AMANO MUSEUM Arrivals

When an artist has something to say they express themselves in more ways than we could count, it’s a job for an artist to capture the essence of our Andean Heritage and transform this incredibly rich source of inspiration in a new majestic piece of art.

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The Amano Museum Collection it’s not other than the perfect example of a beautiful piece that bases its inspiration in the marvelous textiles of the pre-Columbian Andean cultures, in their forms, contrasts, and histories.

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This collection now includes three more cultures as a source of inspiration Chavin, Chimu and Inca reinterpreting the designs created by the ancient Andean people to represent not only their most sacred beliefs but their everyday chores in a delicate and complex way.

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The Amano Museum was founded in 1964 by the initiative of the Japanese businessman Yoshitaro Amano, to preserve the cultural heritage so that it can be admired for next generations to come. Located in one of the first buildings that were designed as a museum, it soon became one of the most important exhibition spaces for Peruvian Textile art.

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