Angora wool


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Angora wool

n.
See Angora2.
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Venturing further inland, the contemporary explorer discovers the unspoilt Karoo Desert, which covers around 40% of the country (450,000 square kilometres) and produces half the world's angora wool.
Finally, Nicholas selected an angora wool Ousak rug with hints of seafoam, cream, and gold.
William, an angora wool dyer from Sanday, said: This will be my third trip to Phoenix as I won the 24–hour race in 2004–5 and the 72–hour in 2008–9.
ZARA yesterday caved into pressure and suspended orders of clothes made from angora wool after a campaign against horrific animal cruelty.
FASHION firm Zara yesterday suspended orders for clothes made from angora wool after a campaign highlighted animal cruelty.
Major brands Calvin Klein and Tommy Hilfiger have joined a growing number of high street stores to ban the sale of angora wool products after controversial footage emerged of the cruel treatment of angora rabbits who are skinned alive for their fur.
Angora wool is third largest animal fibre produced, after sheep wool and mohair, with annual world production of about 8,500 tons.
No Welsh mill takes angora wool, because it's so light and difficult to handle, so their wool has to be sent away to Lincolnshire for carding and spinning.
Angora shawls are made of Angora wool obtained from Angora rabbit breed locally.
Soft angora wool throw placed on each bed by Maxwell Rodgers from New Zealand.
HAROUNIAN RUGS INTERNATIONAL debuts designs from the Inspiration Collection, which features oversized floral motifs handcrafted using twisted wool for texture; the Serenity Collection, a hand-knotted line from Pakistan created using 100 percent Angora wool and vegetable dyes; and Camelot II, a continuation of the company's successful Camelot series.
Other commodities such as cherries, garlic, mint, seed potatoes, and angora wool provide small proportions of total farm and ranch cash receipts, but are important niche markets for some producers.