The history of alpaca dyeing and production in rural areas of Perú is fascinating. It is a masterful blend of both precision and nature that results in the vibrant and beautiful colours of traditional clothing.
It took us months, but we found them. There is a perceptible difference between plastic and pearl buttons; we knew when setting out to make our handmade knitwear we would not settle for second-rate products. Primarily, pearl buttons are cooler in temperature than their plastic counterparts, they is an actual perceptible difference in feel and weight. Additionally, they also make a different sound if you flick them or tap them, they make a sharper sound than that of plastic, which tends to be dull.