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Camel Hair Blanket
Camel hair blanket made in Grazalema, Spain. You can choose dimensions for sofa or bed: single size, queen size or king size. (Only fringed for sofa blanket 190 x 140 cm). Bed blankets have ribbon.
Composition: 100% camel hair - 450 g/m2
You can choose dimensions:
- 190 x 140 cm plus fringes, it is made for sofa and travel
- Twin Size is 95" x 71" (4.8 lbs)
- Queen Size is 95" x 86" (5.9 lbs)
- King Size is 95" x 102" (7.0 lbs)
- Super King Size is 95" x 110" (7.5 lbs)
Dry clean or hand wash cold
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Camel hair throw
Shearing or combing
Camels (Camelus bactrianus) moult once a year. This is when combers and shearers extract the fine camel hair by using a special tool designed for this task. The person in charge of collecting the fibre watches the animals from the beginning of the spring to the beginning of the summer, when camels moult and their hair gets collected. In the autumn, camels will already have a new layer of hair for the winter.
The colour of camel hair
The natural colour of this fibre is Camel or tan colour, more or less brown, or even reddish sometimes. Colour tones can be different, depending mostly on the age of the animal and the length of the fibre. The longer the fibre and the older the camel is, the darker the tones of the fibre will be. In some cases, they might even be black. Another interesting characteristic is the fact that there are camels and dromedaries with more than one colour. There are even white camels.
This fibre is used for manufacturing blankets and textiles of high quality designed for cold climates. They are soft, warm and durable items of clothing, which are expensive and very valued in the Western markets and the main consuming countries are the United States, Germany and the United Kingdom. This fibre is also considered to be the most insulating of all natural fibres.
Camels can go five to seven days without any food or water. This is one of the reasons why mankind put special effort in their domestication, knowing how useful they would be for carrying load in long journeys. In fact, they were named by Bedouins as Ata Allah, which means Gift of God. It is the species of mammals which can remain for the longest time without breaking a sweat. While humans start sweating when the outside temperature goes over 36.5 degrees Celsius, camels will do so 6 degrees over that temperature. It is very difficult for them to get to the point where they would asphyxiate. Their hair is one of the reasons why this is not likely to happen.
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Pedro T. published the 13/01/2021 following an order made on 23/12/2020
La manta parece de buena calidad. Por el precio hubiera agradecido un poco más de grosor.
Nenad I. published the 21/12/2020 following an order made on 15/12/2020
Florentino C. published the 14/12/2020 following an order made on 09/12/2020
Calidad excelente, es una manta muy buena, abriga mucho es muy suave.
Carlos G. published the 31/10/2020 following an order made on 22/10/2020
Muy buena y el bordado perfecto
Alvaro C. published the 24/01/2020 following an order made on 20/01/2020
Muy suave y caliente
MAYTE F. published the 24/11/2019 following an order made on 17/11/2019
Una pieza para toda la vida..
Anonymous A. published the 15/12/2018 following an order made on 07/11/2018
Recomendable, tamaño perfecto para poderle dar uso en cualquier lugar... Confortable
Anonymous A. published the 12/04/2018 following an order made on 17/03/2018
Fabulosa manta, me da mucho gusto al tocar la. Regula la temperatura del cuerpo ni frio ni caliente : lo justo.
Anonymous A. published the 08/01/2018 following an order made on 03/01/2018
The blanket is very soft and lovely. It smells of camel and looks quite plain but it is our prized possession. Covers two people comfortably. The manufacturing quality is second to none. Perfect present if you want something a little different.