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2014-01-07 12:29:23

LONDON, January 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the hustle and bustle of Day 2 of London Collections: Men draws to a close, underground in SW1A the Cabinet War Rooms come alive at 1800 in a modern interpretation of wool clothes and styles befitting the 1940's. In a setting representing the activities that occurred below ground during WWII, a number of tableaux's have been created around the venue in the almost untouched rooms of Sir Winston Churchill, his wife Clementine, the...

2013-12-09 23:24:35

The "Dirty Hippy" felted soap from the Dirty Hippy Soapworks and Route One Pumpkins is one of the most unique stocking stuffers of 2013. Exclusive soap handcrafted in small batches with organic oils, felted in silky soft alpaca wool from a small free ranging local herd. Half Moon Bay, CA (PRWEB) December 09, 2013 The name generates a lot of chuckles from those who see the packaging at Farmers market or boutique for the first time, but Route One Pumpkins' new line of felted...

2013-12-09 16:27:44

HEATHSVILLE, Va., Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hickory Ground Solutions LLC, of Heathsville, Va., will aid the rebuilding of Afghanistan by using one of Afghanistan's greatest commodities - carpet. Carpets in Afghanistan are created by hand with wool from the central highlands. Natural dyes are used from roots, barks, Reseda, Curcuma and the skin of pomegranates. Once the wool is dyed, it dries about two days. The natural wool creates color harmony and resists premature fading....

2013-11-01 23:02:09

SIGVARIS introduces the most luxurious line of graduated compression socks made from natural fibers. These new socks are designed specifically for men and women who are looking to experience all day comfort and improved energy levels. Peachtree City, GA (PRWEB) November 01, 2013 The Zurich Collection by SIGVARIS features two exclusive socks designed from some of the world’s finest materials. Men and women who step into this new collection will experience relief from tired, aching legs...

2013-10-10 12:25:54

DUBLIN, October 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/9xvj5b/chinese_slag_wool) has announced the addition of the "Chinese Slag Wool Market Survey Report 2013" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/9xvj5b/chinese_slag_wool ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The Chinese Slag Wool Market Survey Report 2013 is a professional and in-depth study on the...

2013-09-16 23:18:38

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Textile Fibers Markets in China. London (PRWEB) September 16, 2013 China's demand for textile fibers has grown at a fast pace in the past decade. In the next five years, both production and demand will continue to grow. This new study examines China's economic trends, investment environment, industry development, supply and demand, industry capacity, industry structure, marketing channels and major industry...

2013-09-10 16:26:33

Savile Row icons Gieves & Hawkes are one of the first luxury goods brands to announce a partnership with Woolmark Gold. SHANGHAI, Sept. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Launched in China in 2011 by Australian Wool Innovation (AWI), owners of The Woolmark Company, Woolmark Gold sets a global benchmark for fine tailoring, a standard shared by Gieves & Hawkes, a company that has prided itself on uncompromising standards of both material and manufacture for more than 200 years. Just 10...

2013-09-05 23:23:54

“China Slag Wool Market Survey Report 2013” and “China Rock Wool Market Survey Report 2013” are the new market research reports available in the online library of Deepresearchreports.com. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) September 05, 2013 “The China Slag Wool Market Survey Report 2013” is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the Slag Wool industry in China. The report provides a basic overview of the industry including definitions, applications and industry chain...

2013-09-05 08:24:03

Studies estimate that manufacturers will use more than 1.7 billion pounds of recycled glass in 2013 ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The North American Insulation Manufacturers Association (NAIMA http://www.naima.org) announced the results of a recent survey of its members' use of pre- and post-consumer recycled materials in insulation products in 2012. The survey includes data from both U.S. and Canadian manufacturing facilities. According to the survey, U.S....

2013-07-26 23:23:03

As the Winter chill takes full effect, Ecowool has a new range of knitwear that will keep even those that live in the coldest parts of the planet warm. (PRWEB) July 26, 2013 Ecowool have an amazing range of the finest quality wool clothing and knitwear and now, they are updating their knitwear range, consisting of latest designs in contemporary and classic styles together with a wide range of new lightweight styles in possum and merino mix. They have an exclusive new knitwear range for...


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Alpaca, Vicugna pacos
2012-10-27 17:12:26

The alpaca (Vicugna pacos) is a South American camelid that is similar in appearance to the llama. Its range includes the Andes Mountains, in areas of Ecuador, northern Bolivia and Chile, and southern Peru. It is a domesticated animal that is kept in herds in flat, grassy areas at altitudes of up to 16,000 feet. For many years there was confusion concerning the classification of the four species of South American lamoids, including the alpaca. Until 2001, it was accepted that this species...

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