It is rumored that the first recorded scarf in history belonged to Queen Nefertiti of Egypt who paired it with a conical headdress back in 1350 B.C In China, evidence of fringed scarves is seen on sculptures dated to 1000 BC. During the reign of the Chinese Emperor Cheng, scarves made of cloth were used to identify officers or ranks of Chinese warriors. In Rome, around 10 AD, it was customary for people to wear a sudarium, or a linen kerchief, which acted as a sweat cloth around the neck or waist.
This versatile piece of clothing has been worn by movie stars, heads of state, religious leaders, and men and women the world over. They are a great way not only to accessorize an outfit, but they keep you warm as well!
Alpaca scarves have a soft texture that is warmer and lighter in weight than sheep wool, and this combined with the delicate nature of silk makes these scarves a wonderful addition to your outfits and wardrobe.
We offer an extensive range of Alpaca Scarfs - 100% Baby Alpaca Scarfs, 100% Fine Alpaca, handknits, handwoven, to alpaca blended with silk. This means there is no excuse not to wear alpaca ALL year round.