Dia Duit! — celtic styles
We've got some great Ruanas and capes for you this season. Before we get into that, we'd like to offer you a quick Biddy Murphy lesson on what they are. Ruana: Surprisingly, Ruanas are originally from the Andes region of South America. The word ruana comes from the ‘Chibcha’ meaning “Lord of Blankets”. They are usually square or rectangle shaped with a opening for your head and a slit from htat opening to the middle edge. They’re very thick, soft, sleeveless and are usually knee length. In Ireland, we often wear them with one side thrown over the opposite shoulder...
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