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Meet Ana + Marcel

Ana + Marcel are a husband + wife team from Cajamarca, Peru and the skilled pedal loom weavers behind our Wooly Collection. They have been working ...

Hot Pineapple Shakedown

Breakfast 'jugos' - fruit smoothies - are a way of life throughout most of Latin America. Almost always made with fresh fruit, they're delicious + ...

What's the fair-trade difference?

Fair-trade is a hand-up in the global marketplace with dignity + respect for underserved artisans + makers. It puts people first.

Cut Paper Banners: How to Make Papel Picado

Considered Mexican Folk Art, 'papel picado' can be found throughout the streets of Latin American during holidays and celebrations. They're a festi...

Pisco Sour Recipe

Who's ready for a Pisco Sour? Here's our recipe for Peru's national cocktail: Ingredients 4 parts pisco⁠ 2 parts simple syrup⁠ 2 parts lime juice ...

Peruvian Highland Wool

Peruvian Highland Wool is a high-quality wool that comes from Peruvian Highland sheep. Highland sheep are a crossbreed between the Merino and C...

Tips For Caring For Your Alpaca Fur Product

For all our fur items, we recommend you use a soft wire pet brush to restore the fur as needed. A light brushing and you will be impressed how easi...

Alfajores Cookie Recipe

Alfajores de Maicena: A Peruvian Favorite 1 3/4 cups all purpose flour 2 cups cornstarch 2 tsp baking powder 2 sticks butter 1 1/4 cup powdered su...

What are Peruvian Frazadas?

Here at Picchu + Bold we use the word “frazada” a lot. So what does it mean? “Frazada” literally means “blanket” in Spanish. Traditionally Peruvian...