The Alpaca is a domestic camelidae from South America.
Its hair has a great commercial value due to the characteristics of the knit-wear that can be made with it. It’s the ideal fiber to make clothing. .
Because of her upbringing in the Andina altitudes of Bolivia, Peru and the southern part of Chile, this noble camelidae has created a big thermal capacity and resistance carrying in its fiber air microscopic bags, condition that allows us to make both light and thermal clothing.
Kaltakun has chosen the alpaca and the sheep wool to express an original design inspired in the simplicity of the natural comfortable pieces of clothing,complemented with brooches and buttons made on our own.
Kaltakun that means woolen cothing in Mapudungun is an enterprise that was founded in 1988 by a group of handcraft weavers dedicated to fabricate showls and scarves knitted with a loom. Through the years Kaltakun has varied its designs and currently it fabricates a wide range of clothing for men and women which are mostly made by hand.
Thanks to this constant innovation and renovation we have been able to satisfy the
In Chile we suply an important amount of clients like department stores and boutiques. And we also have a store in Santiago, in Bellavista Patio where you can appreciate our designs and the new season clothing.