from one of the world’s oldest producers in Peru
In addition, alpaca wool - with the same degree of fineness - is much softer than merino wool. This circumstance is due to a special nature of the wool. Each hair in the fleece is covered with scales, which are incredibly close together. It is precisely because of these special characteristics - and natural scarcity - that alpaca wool is one of the most valuable natural fibers in the world.
Favorite alpaca wool pieces are a competitive alternative to cashmere due to their beautiful sheen and cozy feel.
Our alpaca wool gets sourced from the Andes in Peru, where the production of alpaca wool and fabrics is part of cultural heritage and creates jobs for a large proportion of population.
The thermal properties and comfort of alpaca wool give it a certain all-round character and make it suitable for summer as well as winter clothing.
For years we have been sourcing our wool from one of the oldest producers on the market. We attach great importance to the welfare of the animals and have convinced ourselves in Peru that the alpacas live exactly as they like it best: free and high up in the Andes.
FACTS ABOUT ALPACA-WOOL
80% of the world’s population of alpacas lives in Peru.For many years, we have been sourcing our wool from one of the world’s oldest producers.
Thanks to its unique thermal properties, alpaca wool can be worn all year round.
Alpaca wool is a veritable all-rounder. It’s soft and silky, and it offers protection against cold, wind and heat.
Alpaca wool is a valuable luxury item which is very rare and which displays exclusive properties.