Lacorine was established in 2006 by Peruvian-born English resident Antonia Valentin-Jacob. Passionate about the wonderful animals she grew up with, Antonia was determined to bring their incredible natural fibre and the beautiful workmanship of her homeland to the UK market. The result is Lacorine, a company dedicated to sharing and protecting the traditional craftsmanship of Peru whilst providing its workers with a comfortable life.

Lacorine works with selected manufacturers who provide work to some of Lima's poorest women, providing them with a living wage, healthy & safe working conditions and healthcare benefits - something which is stated in all contracts with manufacturers.

A Christmas Workload for Peruvian Alpaca Artisans - Introducing the MNEME Bear - Via Grapevine

The teddy bear is a very traditional and timeless toy, says Lacorine founder Antonia Jacob. Not only do we have our existing clients for the teddies, and naturally our fill of children looking for a new lovable toy, we are now beginning to reach a new audience in care homes ...

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MNEME NEE-MEE The Memory Bear

MNEME NEE-MEE The Memory Bear. Give someone you love a MNEME Hug

The teddy bear is a very traditional and timeless toy that was first produced in the early 1900s. It is often given as a keepsake, not only to young children, friends and companions as a memorable gift but also proving just as popular as an established memento t ...

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