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Our 2nd Birthday!

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Qullqi turns two years old today, and despite the current situation of lockdowns and quarantines, we are happy and proud of the past 24 months. It is also a great satisfaction to communicate that all our collaborators in Peru and Europe are healthy as well as their families. We also think of you and your […]

Our 2nd anniversary!

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“Everything will be okay in the end. If it’s not okay, it’s not the end.” – John Lennon First and foremost, we at Qullqi hope that you and your loved ones are healthy and safe. Our thoughts are also with those that have lost a family member as a result of Covid-19. Humankind has gone […]


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Stay safe. Together we’ll come back stronger. First, we hope that you and your network remain healthy in these times of uncertainty. The new coronavirus has arrived and will stay with us for some more time in the foreseeable future. If we make an effort to see the bright side of all this situation, at […]

Qullqi at Retailbeurs Utrecht March 8-10

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On March 8th to 10th, Qullqi will be taking part of Trade Mart’s Retailbeurs in Utrecht. This year is a special one: Trade Mart celebrates its 50th anniversary. A big milestone and we’ll be there! In the last half-century Trade Mart has become de purchase center for retailers in the Benelux zone. Producers, wholesalers, distributors, […]

Fast Fashion explained

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“It’s not just about clothing, it’s about a disposable society,” Michael Solomon, a consumer behavior expert Fast Fashion is a concept we’ve hearing quite often in the last years; however, are we sure about what it means and what it involves? In the following lines, we’ll try to explain it in easier terms and present […]

Why Qullqi

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“When you know your WHY, the HOW will show up” – Tommy Brian It is often that we are asked why we started Qullqi, especially these days when we are approaching more and more events to participate in the next months. Qullqi founder Hugo gets frequent questions on what’s the driving element, the purpose behind […]

Opening a library for kids

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“Children must be taught how to think, not what to think.” – Margaret Mead On October 27th, our first social project saw the light. In partnership with Angeles Unidos en Accion, a volunteers’ organization in Peru, Qullqi contributed to the opening of a library for kids in the region of Junin, Peru. This was the […]

Qullqi in 2019 and 2020

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In 2019 we at Qullqi have worked hard to set up our brand identity. Our website and social media channels (i.e. Instagram) are a good example of this. Our followers base on both Facebook and Instagram has increased significantly and we are happy and proud of it. We also celebrated our first year anniversary with […]

Shop Qullqi jewelry money free!

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Say what!? Yes you’ve read it correctly. This Sunday at the Moderne Hippie Market in Amsterdam you don’t have to bring your wallet to get your fine Qullqi jewelry! Just bring your phone and your biggest smile for the photos to pay your jewelry with. Social currency This sunday you pay your jewelry with social […]