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El Mar Alpaca Throw

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Impeccably hand-loomed in a contrasting grid of rich navy, grey, and cream, this throw blanket is a modern classic. Made from baby alpaca, a fiber so luxurious it was once reserved for Inca royalty, this handsome blanket is extra soft and cuddly.

Handwoven by master artisans in a quiet mountain village in the Peruvian Andes, each throw takes about a week to complete. All made exclusively in a fair trade environment.

Note: Alpaca wool is hypoallergenic, so this throw is ideal for those with allergies or sensitive skin.

  • 70"L x 50"W (+1.5" Eyelash Fringe)

  • 100% Baby Alpaca

  •  Shades of navy, grey, and cream

  • Peru

  • 1 week

Weavers of Huancavelica

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"Our whole family is employed by our workshop. The women spin the yarn, and men work the looms. We all work together to make each piece from start to finish.”
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13° 34' 25"S
75° 15' 13"W

Made with higher standards. We preserve artisan craft by paying wages that average 2x the fair trade requirement.

Dry cleaning is the best option for removing stains or occasional cleaning.

  • Always free shipping within the continental U.S.

  • Exchanges and returns for store credit are free.

    Prefer a refund? A single re-stocking fee will apply:
    $0 (no fee) for just bedding and/or towels
    $25 for most other returned orders
    if your return includes oversized items (area rugs, furniture, mirrors)

    Easy returns within 30 days of delivery.

To view our full shipping & returns policy - click here.

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Bryan H.
United States United States

Like Buttah

After travelling to Peru a few years ago, I became more aware and enamored with Alpaca. This throw is well made, super soft and a bargain in my opinion. In addition, it's supporting Peruvian craftspeople so it's positive all around.

Tania A.
United States United States

soft & cozy

this was a birthday gift for my dad who is in his 60s. the blanket has a wonderful hand and is very soft & cozy. the color-block design is both playful and elegant.

Tessa R.
United States United States


This is a beautiful, well made, and extremely soft blanket. It was the perfect gift for someone to cozy up under. The blanket came packaged in a great box, too!

Marshall P.
United States United States


Soft! Beautiful! Highly recommend! Great quality!!!!

Christina C.
United States United States

Best Throw Ever!

This is the second Alpaca throw I've purchased from The Citizenry and it did not disappoint! It is so soft and surprisingly warm. Beautiful handwork and the coloring is neutral is goes with me anywhere around my apartment. Can't wait to expand my collection and curl up on the couch!

Kimberly S.
United States United States

Lovely but picked immediately

The thread Picked immediately. Lovely color and fabric. Overpriced for how fragile it was.


The Citizenry

Hi Kimberly, Thanks for your note. We're so sorry to hear that that you aren't happy with the El Mar Throw. This beauty is handcrafted with 100% alpaca fiber, which does mean it's susceptible to snags from sharp objects (similar to a sweater). One trick I'd recommend is gently pulling the weave taut in the opposite direction of the snag to add tension back into the pulled fibers. If that doesn't resolve the issue, or if you'd prefer to exchange your throw, we're more than happy to help. Just reach out to us at, and we'll make things right. Thanks so much for making The Citizenry a part of your space - it means the world to us. Best, - The Citizenry Team