Artisanal little luxuries, with big impact

We believe an object can elevate both beholder and maker. In a world of mass-produced goods, we offer artisan-made home and apparel crafted in fair-trade environments from around the globe. We strive to live fully, slow down to enjoy life’s little luxuries, and choose everyday to create a world connecting maker, owner and earth.

Alpaca Blanket - Platinum

Platinum like metal.

This throw blanket is an alpaca blend made with surged edges and grey, cream and charcoal tones. This is a unique, fairly-traded, artisan-made blanket and trow with a luxe, ultra-soft hand feel.

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Features + Benefits

  • This luxurious, ultra-soft artisanal throw was made by a family of Indigenous artisans living in the volcanic Andean mountains. This throw connects you with their long textile tradition dating back generations.
  • This throw is hand-loomed, machine-woven, and then machine-brushed for added softness.
  • Non-itchy, breathable, lightweight, hypoallergenic.
  • Made with alpaca, a natural, technical fibre.
  • No animals are harmed in the making of any Pokoloko product.
  • For more information about alpacas, click here.

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    Artisan + Origin

  • Fairly-traded. Made in Ecuador by highly-skilled, independent Indigenous artisans, with whom we work directly.
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    Materials, Size + Care

  • 20% alpaca & 80% acrylic
  • Double - 65 " W x 91 " L
  • Throw - 45 " W x 67 " L
  • Hand wash with mild soap, or machine wash on cold, delicate cycle.
  • Do not ring, scrunch, stretch, or twist.
  • Hang to dry or dry clean, do not dry in a dryer machine.
  • Groom with light brush in direction of fibre.
  • Can iron in same direction on low setting.
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    FAQ's

    Q: What are some fun alpaca facts? 
    For fun facts about alpacas, click here.
    Q: Does it hurt the alpaca to get its fleece? 
    Alpacas are not harmed while their fleece is harvested for Poko products. In fact, alpaca wool is one of the most ethical fibres available. Our partner farmers take great care in gently shearing the wool and releasing the animal back to roam freely. Alpaca fibre does not contain lanolin, which means alpaca does not require strong chemicals to clean it. 
    Q: What is fair trade?
    To learn more about Fair Trade, click here.

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