Mongolian nomads have raised yaks for hundreds of years. Yaks are vulnerable and exceptional species feeding on the high vegetation from 6,000-12,000 feet in the Mongolian beautiful khangia region. To survive extremely cold winters yaks grow special cashmere like downy layer on their skin. This layer is called yak down, characterized by it’s incredible softness, lightweight and warth. Naturally hupo-allergenic and water resistance, excellent for sensitive skin. Natural and organic yak down products are exceptionally warm and durable that will last and improve over time.
Mongolia is one of the largest producers of cashmere in the world. The cashmere Hircus goatis bread through out the regions of Mongolia. In order to survive the hostile habitat, through harsh winters and torrid summers, Hircus goats have developed an undercoat beneath their longer and rougher outer hair that consists of the softest and finest fibers. Once a year in spring, when the weather is milder, the goat herders harvest this under fleece by means of a delicate combing procedure that is totally harmless to the animals. Cashmere is light weight, warm and beautifully soft, it deserves its reputation as being the most luxurious fiber.
The Gobi desert is a mysteriously untouched land of unbothered nomadic lifestyle, picturesque mountains, sandy dunes and broad plateaus. The Bactrian two hump camel is perfectly suited for life in the Gobi Desert and produces a fine under coat layer of hair that is extremely soft, durable, lustrous, lightweight and warm.