Where does alpaca wool come from ? Alpaca is the wool of a friendly-faced animal called “Alpaca” (or pacos llama). Alpaca wool is known for its softness, its warmth and its strength, which make it a real upmarket product. Alpaca (the animal) is the result of the crossing between two species : the vicuna and […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Linen is one of the rare textile fibers which is produced in Europe and more specifically in France. Indeed, France is the main European country which cultivates linen in order to use it in the textile industry. Historically, linen was brought in Europe about 2,000 years ago. It was used by Babylonians and Egyptians to […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Advantages of organic cotton compared to traditional cotton Growing traditional cotton is one of the most polluting farming activities in the world (traditional cotton uses about 24% of worldwide pesticides whereas it only represents 2.4% of cultivated soils). Whereas cultivated soils have not grown, yields have grown remarkably: since the 30’s cultivated surfaces dedicated to […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
During the 18th century, the « Hemp Treaty » spread the idea in Europe that there was no plant more useful to men than hemp, no plant more productive either. Indeed, once the hemp seed has been planted in the ground, it only takes 100 days for the plant to appear. Hemp has natural attributes, which allow […]Continue Reading... No Comments.