The Incas believed the Vicuña animals were reincarnations of young maidens rewarded with a coat of pure gold in return for giving life to their civilisation. They called it “The Gold of The Andes”.
IOU Project for YOOXYGEN Earth Day 2013
This year we celebrated Thanksgiving by thanking all our friends, team workers and supporters!
Our soft, fluffy cotton is grown locally, near the weavers’ homes where they spin it into yarn. But before the cotton bundles reach the cooperatives and IOU weavers, they are dyed and set out to dry in the only sustainable dyeing plant in Tamil Nadu. The dyeing process is done by hand (by men only)...