ANIMAL NATURAL FIBERS

Merino Península Valdés certified Wildlife Friendly

Certification, traceability and designation from the origin of the wool, originating from the Merino race grown up in the Natural Protected Area of Península Valdés (Área Natural Protegida Península Valdés ANPPV). 

Comes from Península Valdés, Chubut Certified Wildlife Friendly since 2019

The wool comes from the sheep’s and can be used after the process of shearing. The shearing of the Merino wool happens yearly, between October and November. The Merino wool comes entirely from the selected fleeces of our best animals of Merino race. Each one of the steps of the process (from the breeding of the animals to the spinning and the dying of the wool) goes following a strict process, with a specific protocol, in order to ensure not only the quality of our products, but also the way we obtain them and then conceive them.

All the selected fibers following the elaboration process of Merino from Valdés have a diameter (fineness) of not less than 20 microns. The fleeces following the elaboration process of Merino, are washed and brushed in a certified washing machine. The obtained tops are rebrushed and spined in a certified spinning mill. We use a range of titles, from the thickest ones (3/8).

Warm fiber used in the countries with winter temperatures. It started to be used especially for accessories, like gloves and socks. Later, its use became a little wider, for clothing and accessories for the house. This fiber exists since already a long time.

The sheep’s live in cold mountain areas, they have a healthy and natural feeding. They are sheared regularly, and we obtain a better wool while they arrive at the adult age.

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Merino Península Valdés certified Wildlife Friendly

Certification, traceability and designation from the origin of the wool, originating from the Merino race grown up in the Natural Protected Area of Península Valdés (Área Natural Protegida Península Valdés ANPPV). 

Comes from Península Valdés, Chubut Certified Wildlife Friendly since 2019

The wool comes from the sheep’s and can be used after the process of shearing. The shearing of the Merino wool happens yearly, between October and November. The Merino wool comes entirely from the selected fleeces of our best animals of Merino race. Each one of the steps of the process (from the breeding of the animals to the spinning and the dying of the wool) goes following a strict process, with a specific protocol, in order to ensure not only the quality of our products, but also the way we obtain them and then conceive them.

All the selected fibers following the elaboration process of Merino from Valdés have a diameter (fineness) of not less than 20 microns. The fleeces following the elaboration process of Merino, are washed and brushed in a certified washing machine. The obtained tops are rebrushed and spined in a certified spinning mill. We use a range of titles, from the thickest ones (3/8).

Warm fiber used in the countries with winter temperatures. It started to be used especially for accessories, like gloves and socks. Later, its use became a little wider, for clothing and accessories for the house. This fiber exists since already a long time.

The sheep’s live in cold mountain areas, they have a healthy and natural feeding. They are sheared regularly, and we obtain a better wool while they arrive at the adult age.

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Guanaco

The Guanaco fiber is part of the so-called special fibers, originating from the camelids Llama, Alpaca, Vicuña, Guanaco).

Comes from Cooperativa Payún Matru, Payunia, Mendoza (Program of sustainable management of the specie, together with the CONICET)

The whole extraction process is done by hand. It is a process that takes time. Ancestral techniques are used thanks to the processing with distaff.

It is one of the finest fibers in the world, known for its silkiness, lightness and for its insulating property.

The Guanaco is a “rare” fiber, special, this for, it is meant for the confection of high-quality pieces and clothing.

These fibers are produced in fleeces “double layer” or “double coverage”. The more the fiber is fine, better the quality of the fleece will be. Its hair varies between the reddish browns and the light browns. Some parts of their body are darker and others lighter. The Guanaco fleece weights approximately 340 grams per animal. The diameter is an important characteristic in its value. The average value is about 16,7 microns. And the length of the fiber has to be a minimum of 2,5 cm for its processing.

Guanaco

The Guanaco fiber is part of the so-called special fibers, originating from the camelids Llama, Alpaca, Vicuña, Guanaco).

Comes from Cooperativa Payún Matru, Payunia, Mendoza (Program of sustainable management of the specie, together with the CONICET)

The whole extraction process is done by hand. It is a process that takes time. Ancestral techniques are used thanks to the processing with distaff.

It is one of the finest fibers in the world, known for its silkiness, lightness and for its insulating property.
The Guanaco is a “rare” fiber, special, this for, it is meant for the confection of high-quality pieces and clothing.

These fibers are produced in fleeces “double layer” or “double coverage”. The more the fiber is fine, better the quality of the fleece will be. Its hair varies between the reddish browns and the light browns. Some parts of their body are darker and others lighter. The Guanaco fleece weights approximately 340 grams per animal. The diameter is an important characteristic in its value. The average value is about 16,7 microns. And the length of the fiber has to be a minimum of 2,5 cm for its processing.

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Baby Llama

A natural and young fiber, originating from the first shearing of the Baby Llama.

It is part of the family of the camelids.

Comes from La Puna, Jujuy

Its wool gets extracted thanks to a shearing process, respecting fully the animal and without harming him.

The Baby Llama has an exclusive quality of fiber, coming from the first shearing of the animal, and for this reason, it is more soft and more costly, by being more special and exclusive.

It is mostly used for knitwear, such as blankets, accessories, clothing and objects for the home.

The Llamas are native from South America and grow up freely in Argentina. These animals are used to live in high, cold and dry areas. The Argentine Llama is of excellent quality, regarding its brightness, silkiness and fineness.
People believe that the domestication of the Argentine Llama began from about 6000 to 7000 years ago, like the companion of the peoples homegrown in La Puna Argentina. This animal helped them survive throughout the different types of climates. It was considered as a sacred animal.

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Baby Llama

A natural and young fiber, originating from the first shearing of the Baby Llama.
It is part of the family of the camelids.

Comes from La Puna, Jujuy

Its wool gets extracted thanks to a shearing process, respecting fully the animal and without harming him.

The Baby Llama has an exclusive quality of fiber, coming from the first shearing of the animal, and for this reason, it is more soft and more costly, by being more special and exclusive.

It is mostly used for knitwear, such as blankets, accessories, clothing and objects for the home.

The Llamas are native from South America and grow up freely in Argentina. These animals are used to live in high, cold and dry areas. The Argentine Llama is of excellent quality, regarding its brightness, silkiness and fineness.
People believe that the domestication of the Argentine Llama began from about 6000 to 7000 years ago, like the companion of the peoples homegrown in La Puna Argentina. This animal helped them survive throughout the different types of climates. It was considered as a sacred animal.

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Llama

A natural and wild fiber.
It is part of the family of the camelids.
Comes from Abrapampa, La Puna, Jujuy.

Its wool gets extracted thanks to a shearing process, respecting fully the animal and without harming him. The entire process takes about 8 months in total, including the shearing, the careful selection by color and quality, the washing, the drying, then the spinning machine is used. The Llama wool is sheared between September and October, for the females as well as for the males. The shearing of the Llama is done each one and a half should overcome the length of 9 cm long.

The Llama is a resistant and elegant fiber. It is a spinning that brings lightness. This fiber is ideal for the winter, as it has a very soft touch.

The Llama is a natural fiber that is used to knit accessories and more covered pieces and clothing, but quite light.

The Llamas are native from South America and grow up freely in Argentina. These animals are used to live in high, cold and dry areas. The Argentine Llama is of excellent quality, regarding its brightness, silkiness and fineness.

People believe that the domestication of the Argentine Llama began from about 6000 to 7000 years ago, like the companion of the peoples homegrown in La Puna Argentina. This animal helped them survive throughout the different types of climates. It was considered as a sacred animal.

Llama

A natural and wild fiber.
It is part of the family of the camelids.
Comes from Abrapampa, La Puna, Jujuy.

Its wool gets extracted thanks to a shearing process, respecting fully the animal and without harming him. The entire process takes about 8 months in total, including the shearing, the careful selection by color and quality, the washing, the drying, then the spinning machine is used. The Llama wool is sheared between September and October, for the females as well as for the males. The shearing of the Llama is done each one and a half should overcome the length of 9 cm long.

The Llama is a resistant and elegant fiber. It is a spinning that brings lightness. This fiber is ideal for the winter, as it has a very soft touch.

The Llama is a natural fiber that is used to knit accessories and more covered pieces and clothing, but quite light.

The Llamas are native from South America and grow up freely in Argentina. These animals are used to live in high, cold and dry areas. The Argentine Llama is of excellent quality, regarding its brightness, silkiness and fineness.

People believe that the domestication of the Argentine Llama began from about 6000 to 7000 years ago, like the companion of the peoples homegrown in La Puna Argentina. This animal helped them survive throughout the different types of climates. It was considered as a sacred animal.

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Mohair

The Mohair is the fiber that comes from the hair of the Angora goat.It is very similar to the sheep wool for its composition.

“Mohair” means ‘the best fleece’, but also ‘a cloth of goat hair’.

Comes from Zapala, Neuquén.

The shearing happens on a yearly base, with a scheme of two shearing’s per year, in autumn and in spring. There exist multiple qualities of this fiber. The Mohair has to pass through a classification step. The quality of the Mohair depends especially on the render’s comb (the percentage of fiber to obtain in the industry, after the washing and the brushing) and its fineness

Its main characteristics are the softness and the brightness. It is a very insulating fiber, strong, thin, soft, flat and bright. It is considered as a luxury fiber.

The Mohair can be weaved in loom or can rather be used for knitted fabrics. The thin hair of the youngest goats is used for the confection of clothing, but the hair from the oldest animals is more intended for carpets and heavy fabrics, like covered pieces and jackets. The Mohair fiber can be combined with wool to obtain knitwear of high-quality.

The Mohair is the fiber produced by the goats of Angora race.b Argentina is the main exporter of the Mohair fiber worldwide. The production systems of Mohair are very extensive, as it is a process done by the hands of the local producers, whom have a maximum of 150 animals per producer.

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Mohair

The Mohair is the fiber that comes from the hair of the Angora goat.It is very similar to the sheep wool for its composition.

“Mohair” means ‘the best fleece’, but also ‘a cloth of goat hair’.

Comes from Zapala, Neuquén.

The shearing happens on a yearly base, with a scheme of two shearing’s per year, in autumn and in spring. There exist multiple qualities of this fiber. The Mohair has to pass through a classification step. The quality of the Mohair depends especially on the render’s comb (the percentage of fiber to obtain in the industry, after the washing and the brushing) and its fineness

Its main characteristics are the softness and the brightness. It is a very insulating fiber, strong, thin, soft, flat and bright. It is considered as a luxury fiber.

The Mohair can be weaved in loom or can rather be used for knitted fabrics. The thin hair of the youngest goats is used for the confection of clothing, but the hair from the oldest animals is more intended for carpets and heavy fabrics, like covered pieces and jackets. The Mohair fiber can be combined with wool to obtain knitwear of high-quality.

The Mohair is the fiber produced by the goats of Angora race.b Argentina is the main exporter of the Mohair fiber worldwide. The production systems of Mohair are very extensive, as it is a process done by the hands of the local producers, whom have a maximum of 150 animals per producer.

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Vicuña

The Vicuña forms part of the family of the camelids. It is a wild animal, like the Guanaco. Considered by the aboriginal peoples as the silk of the earth.

Comes from El Condor, La Puna, Jujuy.

The extraction of the fiber happens through a shearing process, for which a special ceremony is organized, the ceremony of the Chaku, which happens every once in a while.

The Vicuña fiber is considered between one of the finest and most sophisticated fibers of the world. Depending on its geographical location, the color can be rather lighter or darker. This fiber has antiallergic properties, naturals, with an insulating power and comes out for its extreme softness.

For its use, fabrics are made out of the Vicuña fiber. This fiber is mainly used within the textile industry, for the confection and elaboration of clothing.

It is a collective work done by a community in Jujuy in the North of Argentina. The process is entirely done by hand, from the spinning to the elaboration of the pieces using ancestral techniques

Vicuña

The Vicuña forms part of the family of the camelids. It is a wild animal, like the Guanaco. Considered by the aboriginal peoples as the silk of the earth.

Comes from El Condor, La Puna, Jujuy.

The extraction of the fiber happens through a shearing process, for which a special ceremony is organized, the ceremony of the Chaku, which happens every once in a while.

The Vicuña fiber is considered between one of the finest and most sophisticated fibers of the world. Depending on its geographical location, the color can be rather lighter or darker. This fiber has antiallergic properties, naturals, with an insulating power and comes out for its extreme softness.

For its use, fabrics are made out of the Vicuña fiber. This fiber is mainly used within the textile industry, for the confection and elaboration of clothing.

It is a collective work done by a community in Jujuy in the North of Argentina. The process is entirely done by hand, from the spinning to the elaboration of the pieces using ancestral techniques

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Baby Alpaca

The term “Baby Alpaca” refers to the grading of the fineness of the fiber. It’s the softest part of an adult Alpaca (usually the chest), not the age of the animal.

Alpaca fleece is soft and silky. It is lighter in weight and up to 7x warmer than Sheep’s wool but very breathable because it has no lanolin, it is hypoallergenic, naturally water repellent and flame-resistant. The fibers are extremely durable; a well-made alpaca blanket can last for a very long time.  Another bonus is that alpaca has a low environmental impact compared to other natural fibers.

Alpacas are very neat and clean. Incas valued alpaca wool more than silver and gold. Only royalty could wear it.

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Baby Alpaca

The term “Baby Alpaca” refers to the grading of the fineness of the fiber. It’s the softest part of an adult Alpaca (usually the chest), not the age of the animal.

Alpaca fleece is soft and silky. It is lighter in weight and up to 7x warmer than Sheep’s wool but very breathable because it has no lanolin, it is hypoallergenic, naturally water repellent and flame-resistant. The fibers are extremely durable; a well-made alpaca blanket can last for a very long time.  Another bonus is that alpaca has a low environmental impact compared to other natural fibers.

Alpacas are very neat and clean. Incas valued alpaca wool more than silver and gold. Only royalty could wear it.

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