100% Andean Native Sheep Wool
Utilising South American fibers in their collections, ALLWINA ensure all their items are made with high-standard materials offering high durability. The projects that compose Allwina source their wools from local family businesses ensuring local support and excellence. The wool used is selected under a strict criteria of being the best that can be found.
Compositions vary from 100% pure wools to exquisite and unique blends such as Silk/Wool, which brings a sophisticated finishings and durability to the pieces.
ALLWINA’s signature rugs are made with fibres that come from the same region in which they are woven, even sometimes wool comes from the weavers’ own sheeps or neightbours that are local farmers, and is obtained under barter exchange, a system still used in those communities.
South American Craftsmanship
ALLWINA is a South American souled brand. It is cultural retailer made up of well-established but still small South American projects dedicated to the production of high-quality handcrafted textiles.
Under their signature label ALLWINA has a collection of rugs made on a loom, by hand, in northern Argentina. ALLWINA also has a curated collection of art-like pieces from both Argentina and Uruguay that they consider iconic, and have a strong know-how on what they do.
ALLWINA, as administrator and accelerator, works together with each of these self-managed projects to facilitate the access of its products to the international market. All projects champion good practices in artisanal textile making.
By Women, For Women
ALLWINA promotes women’s economic and emotional independence as part of its impact on local economies. ALLWINA believes that this factor builds the foundation of a just society.