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100% Alpaca Throw Blanket - Camel with Stripes - 180 x 130cms

Brand: Simple Things
Availability: In Stock
Price: £185.00

You won't be disappointed with the quality and softness of these beautiful throws/blankets. Indulge yourself in a bit of luxury.....

Measures: 180 x 130cms

What is Alpaca?

Alpacas are beautiful, social, inquisitive and slightly crackers animals. They are a species of camelid, similar to the Llama but smaller and quirkier. They have a beautiful fine and heavy fleece, which occurs naturally in over 22 shades ranging from black, charcoal, silver, sand, brown and ivory. We havent come across any pink ones on our travels, but their fleece can be dyed any colour. Oh they hum when they are happy! Alpacas are native to the Andes in South America and roam the altiplano (high plain) of Peru. The worlds top of the class animals remain in Peru where they are most at home for breeding and they speak the lingo. Peruvians and Royalty around the world have cherished Alpaca fleece for millennia earning it the name Gold of the Andes

Why are Alpacas so special?

Alpaca fleece has a hollow fibre which renders it uniquely light and up to 30% warmer than the same weight of merino wool. Once you feel it youll see.

Alpaca fibre is...

  • softer than cotton
  • warmer than goose down
  • finer than cashmere
  • stronger than mohair
  • hypoallergenic
  • does not pill or ball
  • more breathable than thermal knits
  • lighter warmer and stronger than wool

The simple things™ design label was conceived in Ireland and born in Peru - a small Irish company, with a big world view. They first encountered some kooky Alpacas in the West of Ireland of all places, and were hooked. On doing their homework they learnt more and more about the alpacas and their incredible fleece, and next thing they were on a plane to Peru. Once there they simply had to create our own boutique label and Simple Things™ was born. They began producing luxurious textiles of 100% alpaca for extravagance and warmth.  While they are inspired by the extraordinary traditional craftsmanship of the Andes, they are neither Peruvian nor traditional craftsmen, so our exclusive range of alpaca goods are designed to appeal to contemporary tastes.

 

Age Ladies
Brand Simple Things
Dimensions
Item Colour Camel with Pink Stripes
Item Size 180 x 130cms
Material 100% Alpaca
Most Suitable For Homeware
Type Blanket/Throw