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21 July 2014

A Natural, Eco-Friendly Fibre

Posted in General Information, Blankets and throws

Unique Qualities

Angora goats are shorn twice a year and are not harmed in any way during the process. In the persuit of perfection, their fleece has been refined through consistently high breeding standards and meticulous genetic selection.

Angora goats thrive in the Karoo, with it’s combination of hot, dry summers, cold winters and semi - desert vegetation. The combination of Versatile by nature, mohair is coveted by the world’s fashion industry elite, as well as by interior designers, craft specialists, etc.
Mohair manufacturers maximize on the fibre’s unrivalled natural beauty, capatalizing on it’s rare, natural qualities, which include :

Lustre: The fibre’s natural lustre gives garments a silky sheen. It’s the ideal garment to wear day or night.

Lightweight: The fabric is luxuriously lightweight and renowned for it’s versatility - Cool in summer and Warm in winter.

Dye-responsive: Mohair responds magnificently to dyes, retaining even the most brilliant colours over time.

Climate control: Mohair breathes, absorbing and releasing atmospheric moisture and controlling it’s own ‘climate’ to ensure optimal comfort.

Durability: Because of it’s pliability, mohair is rated as one of the world’s most durable natural fibres.

Crease resistant: Products made from Mohair have an innate elasticity, which ensures they hold their shape.

Non-flammable: Mohair is virtually non - flammable, keeping you safe and chic all year round.

Best practice farming and best enviroment for Angora goats has set South Africa apart.
South African Mohair is globally acknowledged as one of the finest natural fibres money can buy.
The added beauty of Mohair is that it is a renewable, natural resource, providing a sustainable production chain between animal and human, while contributing long-term properity to the Karoo region.

 Our Hinterveld collection of blankets and throws are catogorized in four sections:

Beautiful Story -  ( 70% Mohair, 24% Wool and 6% Nylon ) A playful friendship of neutral and bright colours, understated patterns and contemporary designs, bring an element of natural beauty and character to any Home.

Maxhosa - (70% Mohair, 24% Wool and 6% Nylon ) Blankets and Throws are valuable and precious treasures in the African culture, from the corn blankets of the Sotho, to the burnt orange blankets of the Xhosa and the colourful blankets of the Ndebele.

Natural elegance - ( 80% Kid Mohair and 20% Silk ) A collection crafted from one of the world’s most sustainable natural resources, Kid Mohair.

Opening Night - ( 80% Merino Wool and 20% Kid Mohair ) Experience the beauty of a luxurious weave of fibres with a distinctive hand - knotted finish. Conveniently machine washable.

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