Shupaca products are crafted by a variety of artisan groups within the indigenous communities of the Andes Mountain region of South America. We are committed to supporting the social and economic advancement of the artisans & their families in these small communities through fair wages and direct incentives. A family-owned business, Shupaca offers high-quality designs and unique products with a focus on making a difference!
ECO-FRIENDLY & SUSTAINABLE They specialize in Alpaca fiber. Alpaca is quickly becoming one of the world’s most renowned sustainable & eco-friendly fibers. The alpacas are sheared once a year in spring and the fiber is spun into yarn. Superior to wool, alpaca fiber is extremely soft, light-weight, and amazingly warm with its’ naturally insulating core. It does not contain lanolin, making it hypoallergenic—the perfect combination for cold weather accessories!
Material: 60% Alpaca / 40% Acrylic
Care Instructions: Dry clean or Machine wash, delicate/ Dryer on low to fluff fibers back up.
*Recommended: Use a soft bristle brush (upholstery) to comb the fibers back in the direction of the weave and iron on low.
Made in Ecuador