Cashmere the fiber of kings, produced from the lowly Cashmere goat. This fiber is so luxurious that the Arc of the Covenant of the Old Testament was lined and curtained with it. Sixty percent of the world’s supply of cashmere is produced in China and the remainder from Turkey, Afghanistan, Iraq, Kashmere, Australia and New Zealand. It is a new industry for the United States. The first Cashmere goats were imported from Australia and New Zealand in the late 1980’s. Since then several Cashmere is breeding stock to launch this new industry in the US. Cashmere’s is the most luxurious yarn. It is soft and comfortable, very warm, and high quality cashmere is resistant to pilling.
Wool has filled our lives with comfort and warmth for thousands of years. When we are surrounded by the natural luxury of pure new wool, its remarkable strength and softness give strong feelings of safety and security.
Wool provides us with a personal environment that is health-enhancing because it is a natural fiber. Wool disperses moisture from our skin, provides even warmth and body temperature, resists flames and static electricity.