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Alpaca Fiber & High Fashion

Alpaca Fiber & High Fashion

Haute Couture (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Haute_couture) is the creation of garments or accessories exclusively, either for certain people or th...
Help! To Conserve Biodiversity!

Help! To Conserve Biodiversity!

Help! To Conserve Biodiversity!  The guarantee that there continues to be a variety of living species on earth, living in a wide variety of plac...
The Gold of the Andes

The Gold of the Andes

Alpaca fiber, considered one of the world's most elegant fibers. In the Andes, the climatic conditions are extreme, with drastic cold temperatures ...
Common Alpaca Questions

Common Alpaca Questions

What is an Alpaca? An Alpaca is a member of the Camelid family, descendants of camels, and most closely related to llamas. Alpacas are small, gent...
Keep Luxuriously Warm

Keep Luxuriously Warm

The clock is ticking down to Chimbora's website and product launch in the USA. We are now scheduled to launch our hats in Ecuador next week at the ...
Cold out? Why you need to wear a hat!

Cold out? Why you need to wear a hat!

What's going on with the weather in the US right now!? My mom and dad in Grand Marais, MN recently reported it was -11 degrees below zero with a -3...
Fake vs Real Alpaca?

Fake vs Real Alpaca?

Have you been a victim of fake Alpaca? You might not know it, but you probably have. That beautiful jacket you bought at the market for $30 at Plaz...
Chimbora Hats Coming Soon

Chimbora Hats Coming Soon

Hello! My name is Nick and if you're reading this, you are probably a friend or family member, so thank you in advance for checking in on me and re...