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Kuskaya Handbags

Handloom Woven in Peru. 

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A Note From Claudia, Qinti Owner

Brightly colored and meticulously handwoven, our Kuskaya bags are truly "one-of-a-kind". By "one-of-a-kind", I mean that each handbag pattern is unique and will not be repeated. In an era of mass-produced goods with unknown origins, Kuskaya is truly a one-of-a-kind brand with a truly inspiring mission: to preserve Peru's tradition of master weavers while empowering women in remote communities. 

Kuskaya means "working together" in Quechua, which is the founding concept of the brand. In the Andes, the principle of working together of the community is a moral code. In Qinti's role of being Kuskaya's distributor in the United States, I truly feel proud to be a part of Kuskaya's extended family. For the first time online, I am even more happy to extend that opportunity to you. 

The Fabric of Kuskaya

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Meet Ali

Ali’s fascination with Peruvian traditional textiles began as a child. As a Peruvian designer and businesswoman, Ali combined her love for textiles with her business background to create an innovative brand, one which not only helps preserve Cajamarca's rich tradition of textile artistry, but also economically empowers the local community of women who make up Kuskaya today. 

Creating a Community through a Co-Op


Kuskaya’s cooperative goal is to preserve the region’s distinct weaving technique while providing the women of the village the opportunity to financially benefit from their masterful weaving skills.

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The women weavers of the Kuskaya co-op. Wearing dresses typical to the region.

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Doña Teonila and her daughter Karina. 

Mother-Daughter Tradition

 The handmade textiles are an essential part of the economy as well a women's cultural identity. Techniques developed over millenia, passed down for generations.

Each region has its own distinct techniques which are at risk of being forgotten. At the same time, the women in this region do not benefit from their mastery and skill. 

Supporting Cultural Heritage

Karina is a master weaver, and the daughter of Doña Teonila (above). While the loom is simple, great complexity in design is achieved through extreme control exercised. 

Change and Continuity

Through generations, textile traditions have evolved to include different fibers, dyes, and motifs. Kuskaya incorporates traditional textiles in bright colors to contemporary handbags for an international audience to enjoy. 

CONTEMPORARY DESIGN

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  • In the spirit of artistry, each handbag is completely unique. No two designs are the same. 
  • It's about the experience of looking at the details and designs inspired by colors and landscapes of Peru.
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Shop Handbags

A-Chica Handbag
A-Chica Handbag
A-Chica Handbag
A-Chica Handbag
A-Chica Handbag

A-Chica Handbag

$225.00
A-Chica Handbag
A-Chica Handbag
A-Chica Handbag
A-Chica Handbag

A-Chica Handbag

$225.00
Large Classic Clutch Bag - Sunset Collection 2
Large Classic Clutch Bag - Sunset Collection 2
Large Classic Clutch Bag - Sunset Collection 2
Large Classic Clutch Bag - Sunset Collection 2
Large Classic Clutch Bag - Sunset Collection 2

Large Classic Clutch Bag - Sunset Collection 2

$120.00
Small Clutch Bag - Purple Stripes
Small Clutch Bag - Purple Stripes
Small Clutch Bag - Purple Stripes
Small Clutch Bag - Purple Stripes
Small Clutch Bag - Purple Stripes

Small Clutch Bag - Purple Stripes

$82.00
Small Clutch Bag - Flower Collection - Purple Horizon - Qinti - The Peruvian Shop
Small Clutch Bag - Flower Collection - Purple Horizon - Qinti - The Peruvian Shop
Small Clutch Bag - Flower Collection - Purple Horizon - Qinti - The Peruvian Shop
Small Clutch Bag - Flower Collection - Purple Horizon - Qinti - The Peruvian Shop
Small Clutch Bag - Flower Collection - Purple Horizon - Qinti - The Peruvian Shop

Small Clutch Bag - Flower Collection - Purple Horizon

$82.00
Large Clutch Bag - Greens - Qinti - The Peruvian Shop
Large Clutch Bag - Greens - Qinti - The Peruvian Shop
Large Clutch Bag - Greens - Qinti - The Peruvian Shop
Large Clutch Bag - Greens - Qinti - The Peruvian Shop
Large Clutch Bag - Greens - Qinti - The Peruvian Shop

Large Clutch Bag - Greens

$120.00
Large Clutch Bag - Purple stripes - Qinti - The Peruvian Shop
Large Clutch Bag - Purple stripes - Qinti - The Peruvian Shop
Large Clutch Bag - Purple stripes - Qinti - The Peruvian Shop
Large Clutch Bag - Purple stripes - Qinti - The Peruvian Shop
Large Clutch Bag - Purple stripes - Qinti - The Peruvian Shop

Large Clutch Bag - Purple stripes

$120.00
Large Clutch Bag -  Exotic Leather Rose/olive/brown
Large Clutch Bag -  Exotic Leather Rose/olive/brown
Large Clutch Bag -  Exotic Leather Rose/olive/brown
Large Clutch Bag -  Exotic Leather Rose/olive/brown

Large Clutch Bag - Exotic Leather Rose/olive/brown

$120.00
Large Classic Clutch Bag - Orchid 2
Large Classic Clutch Bag - Orchid 2
Large Classic Clutch Bag - Orchid 2
Large Classic Clutch Bag - Orchid 2

Large Classic Clutch Bag - Orchid 2

$120.00
O-Handle Handbag - Leafy Greens
O-Handle Handbag - Leafy Greens
O-Handle Handbag - Leafy Greens
O-Handle Handbag - Leafy Greens
O-Handle Handbag - Leafy Greens

O-Handle Handbag - Leafy Greens

$218.00
Onda Shoulder Handbag - Leafy Greens
Onda Shoulder Handbag - Leafy Greens
Onda Shoulder Handbag - Leafy Greens
Onda Shoulder Handbag - Leafy Greens
Onda Shoulder Handbag - Leafy Greens

Onda Shoulder Handbag - Leafy Greens

$175.00
Crossbody Handbag - Ocean Blues
Crossbody Handbag - Ocean Blues
Crossbody Handbag - Ocean Blues
Crossbody Handbag - Ocean Blues
Crossbody Handbag - Ocean Blues

Crossbody Handbag - Ocean Blues

$125.00
Curva Crossbody Handbag - Paradise
Curva Crossbody Handbag - Paradise
Curva Crossbody Handbag - Paradise
Curva Crossbody Handbag - Paradise

Curva Crossbody Handbag - Paradise

$125.00
Large Classic Clutch Bag - Contemporary Neutrals
Large Classic Clutch Bag - Contemporary Neutrals
Large Classic Clutch Bag - Contemporary Neutrals
Large Classic Clutch Bag - Contemporary Neutrals
Large Classic Clutch Bag - Contemporary Neutrals

Large Classic Clutch Bag - Contemporary Neutrals

$120.00
Large Classic Clutch Bag - Sunset Collection 3
Large Classic Clutch Bag - Sunset Collection 3
Large Classic Clutch Bag - Sunset Collection 3
Large Classic Clutch Bag - Sunset Collection 3

Large Classic Clutch Bag - Sunset Collection 3

$120.00
Curva Crossbody Handbag - Minty Greens
Curva Crossbody Handbag - Minty Greens
Curva Crossbody Handbag - Minty Greens
Curva Crossbody Handbag - Minty Greens

Curva Crossbody Handbag - Minty Greens

$125.00
Large Classic Clutch Bag - Sunset Collection
Large Classic Clutch Bag - Sunset Collection
Large Classic Clutch Bag - Sunset Collection
Large Classic Clutch Bag - Sunset Collection
Large Classic Clutch Bag - Sunset Collection

Large Classic Clutch Bag - Sunset Collection

$120.00
Curva Crossbody Handbag - Sunset Collection 3
Curva Crossbody Handbag - Sunset Collection 3
Curva Crossbody Handbag - Sunset Collection 3
Curva Crossbody Handbag - Sunset Collection 3
Curva Crossbody Handbag - Sunset Collection 3

Curva Crossbody Handbag - Sunset Collection 3

$125.00
Curva Crossbody Handbag - Orchid Sunset
Curva Crossbody Handbag - Orchid Sunset
Curva Crossbody Handbag - Orchid Sunset
Curva Crossbody Handbag - Orchid Sunset
Curva Crossbody Handbag - Orchid Sunset

Curva Crossbody Handbag - Orchid Sunset

$125.00
Curva Crossbody Handbag in Florals - Qinti - The Peruvian Shop
Curva Crossbody Handbag in Florals - Qinti - The Peruvian Shop
Curva Crossbody Handbag in Florals - Qinti - The Peruvian Shop
Curva Crossbody Handbag in Florals - Qinti - The Peruvian Shop
Curva Crossbody Handbag in Florals - Qinti - The Peruvian Shop
Curva Crossbody Handbag in Florals - Qinti - The Peruvian Shop
Curva Crossbody Handbag in Florals - Qinti - The Peruvian Shop
Curva Crossbody Handbag in Florals - Qinti - The Peruvian Shop

Curva Crossbody Handbag in Florals

$125.00
Curva Crossbody Handbag - Shipibo Textile Collection - Qinti - The Peruvian Shop
Curva Crossbody Handbag - Shipibo Textile Collection - Qinti - The Peruvian Shop
Curva Crossbody Handbag - Shipibo Textile Collection - Qinti - The Peruvian Shop
Curva Crossbody Handbag - Shipibo Textile Collection - Qinti - The Peruvian Shop
Curva Crossbody Handbag - Shipibo Textile Collection - Qinti - The Peruvian Shop
Curva Crossbody Handbag - Shipibo Textile Collection - Qinti - The Peruvian Shop

Curva Crossbody Handbag - Shipibo Textile Collection

$155.00
A-Chica Handbag - Shipibo Textile Collection - Qinti - The Peruvian Shop
A-Chica Handbag - Shipibo Textile Collection - Qinti - The Peruvian Shop
A-Chica Handbag - Shipibo Textile Collection - Qinti - The Peruvian Shop
A-Chica Handbag - Shipibo Textile Collection - Qinti - The Peruvian Shop
A-Chica Handbag - Shipibo Textile Collection - Qinti - The Peruvian Shop
A-Chica Handbag - Shipibo Textile Collection - Qinti - The Peruvian Shop
A-Chica Handbag - Shipibo Textile Collection - Qinti - The Peruvian Shop

A-Chica Handbag - Shipibo Textile Collection

$285.00
Small Clutch Bag - - Qinti - The Peruvian Shop
Small Clutch Bag - - Qinti - The Peruvian Shop
Small Clutch Bag - - Qinti - The Peruvian Shop
Small Clutch Bag - - Qinti - The Peruvian Shop
Small Clutch Bag - - Qinti - The Peruvian Shop
Small Clutch Bag - - Qinti - The Peruvian Shop
Small Clutch Bag - - Qinti - The Peruvian Shop

Small Clutch Bag -

$82.00
Small Clutch Bag - Lavender Fields - Qinti - The Peruvian Shop
Small Clutch Bag - Lavender Fields - Qinti - The Peruvian Shop
Small Clutch Bag - Lavender Fields - Qinti - The Peruvian Shop
Small Clutch Bag - Lavender Fields - Qinti - The Peruvian Shop
Small Clutch Bag - Lavender Fields - Qinti - The Peruvian Shop
Small Clutch Bag - Lavender Fields - Qinti - The Peruvian Shop

Small Clutch Bag - Lavender Fields

$82.00
Large Clutch Bag - yellow/crimson with FISH leather - Qinti - The Peruvian Shop
Large Clutch Bag - yellow/crimson with FISH leather - Qinti - The Peruvian Shop
Large Clutch Bag - yellow/crimson with FISH leather - Qinti - The Peruvian Shop
Large Clutch Bag - yellow/crimson with FISH leather - Qinti - The Peruvian Shop
Large Clutch Bag - yellow/crimson with FISH leather - Qinti - The Peruvian Shop
Large Clutch Bag - yellow/crimson with FISH leather - Qinti - The Peruvian Shop

Large Clutch Bag - yellow/crimson with FISH leather

$120.00
Large Clutch Bag - pecan/black/white | bottom and back Pewter/brown/gold - Qinti - The Peruvian Shop
Large Clutch Bag - pecan/black/white | bottom and back Pewter/brown/gold - Qinti - The Peruvian Shop
Large Clutch Bag - pecan/black/white | bottom and back Pewter/brown/gold - Qinti - The Peruvian Shop
Large Clutch Bag - pecan/black/white | bottom and back Pewter/brown/gold - Qinti - The Peruvian Shop
Large Clutch Bag - pecan/black/white | bottom and back Pewter/brown/gold - Qinti - The Peruvian Shop

Large Clutch Bag - pecan/black/white | bottom and back Pewter/brown/gold

$120.00
Large Clutch Bag -  charcoal/taupe/beige/white - Qinti - The Peruvian Shop
Large Clutch Bag -  charcoal/taupe/beige/white - Qinti - The Peruvian Shop
Large Clutch Bag -  charcoal/taupe/beige/white - Qinti - The Peruvian Shop
Large Clutch Bag -  charcoal/taupe/beige/white - Qinti - The Peruvian Shop
Large Clutch Bag -  charcoal/taupe/beige/white - Qinti - The Peruvian Shop

Large Clutch Bag - charcoal/taupe/beige/white

$120.00
Large Classic Clutch Bag - black/greys/white - Qinti - The Peruvian Shop
Large Classic Clutch Bag - black/greys/white - Qinti - The Peruvian Shop
Large Classic Clutch Bag - black/greys/white - Qinti - The Peruvian Shop
Large Classic Clutch Bag - black/greys/white - Qinti - The Peruvian Shop
Large Classic Clutch Bag - black/greys/white - Qinti - The Peruvian Shop

Large Classic Clutch Bag - black/greys/white

$120.00
Large Clutch Bag - Greens - Qinti - The Peruvian Shop
Large Clutch Bag - Greens - Qinti - The Peruvian Shop
Large Clutch Bag - Greens - Qinti - The Peruvian Shop
Large Clutch Bag - Greens - Qinti - The Peruvian Shop
Large Clutch Bag - Greens - Qinti - The Peruvian Shop
Large Clutch Bag - Greens - Qinti - The Peruvian Shop

Large Clutch Bag - Greens

$120.00
Small Clutch Bag -  brown/taupe/beige cream - Qinti - The Peruvian Shop
Small Clutch Bag -  brown/taupe/beige cream - Qinti - The Peruvian Shop
Small Clutch Bag -  brown/taupe/beige cream - Qinti - The Peruvian Shop
Small Clutch Bag -  brown/taupe/beige cream - Qinti - The Peruvian Shop
Small Clutch Bag -  brown/taupe/beige cream - Qinti - The Peruvian Shop

Small Clutch Bag - brown/taupe/beige cream

$82.00