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Established in 1981, “Gobi” is Mongolia’s first cashmere manufacturer and one of the largest vertically integrated cashmere producers in the world.

EVERYTHING GOBI AND CASHMERE

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Natural color of cashmere

Around 20% Mongolian goats are white-colored, almost 60% of them are beige, brown colored cashmere is produced from the black goats, and warm grey cashmere is produced from the warm grey coats from Khovd Province of Mongolia.

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Natural colors of the cashmere.

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Silk and cashmere

Silk and cashmere are the finest natural fibers that are known to make the highest quality fabrics. When spun together they become the most lustrous and soft fabric that can be used all year around. Silk is traditionally known as the fabric of kings and queens. It provides a cooling sensation during hotter months. When combined with the cashmere it keeps the warmth in the colder days.

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HAIR VS CASHMERE

Cashmere comes from goats and it's 6 times thinner than human hair. Its average diameter is 14-15 microns which makes it the softest fiber on market. These special softest fibers come from goats’ undercoats. Cashmere is basically a goat's winter guard against cold wind and temperatures of the region.

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CASHMERE VS WOOL

Cashmere fibers have internal air chambers which act as a natural heat regulating insulation. Cashmere is 8 times warmer than wool. For instance, Mongolian winter reaches about -40 Celsius in the winter which makes goats to grow finest and warmest undercoats to protect them against the cold weather. Unique characteristics of cashmere helps goats to stay warm.

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Cashmere goat and ethical cashmere

Once in a year only in springtime (molting season), Mongolian Nomadic Herders hand comb their goats to get 150-200 grams of cashmere. It takes 3-5 goats to produce enough cashmere to make an average size sweater. Mongolian herders handcomb their goats’ cashmere once the winter is over. It is like helping their goats to take off their winter clothes.

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Handcombing is the most humane way to collect cashmere.

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Cashmere Origin

Almost everyone thinks cashmere is from Italy. Actually, almost all of the world’s cashmere comes from Mongolia and China. Mongolia is one of the largest raw cashmere producers in the world. Thanks to new technology and the internet, now you can buy 100% pure Mongolian cashmere from Gobi Mongolian Cashmere.

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Goat to Coat. Posing with cashmere goat.

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Naturally hypoallergenic

Cashmere is one of the finest natural fibers which means it can absorb the moisture on your body and it will not trap the bacteria, which helps reduce body odors compared to other synthetic fibers. Gobi Cashmere offers a wide variety of sweaters and pants for running or jogging in the cool breezes of the morning.

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Established in 1981, “Gobi” is Mongolia’s first cashmere manufacturer and one
of the largest vertically.

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How cashmere is collected

By hand – by traditional way. A Hand combing cashmere is the best practice and the most humane method there can be. It is refined by many years of Nomadic lifestyle of herders who kept their tradition for hundreds of years.

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Mongolia – A Land of Cashmere

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Cashmere Origin

Due to its natural property, cashmere products can last for many years with their original shape. It is also a biodegradable fiber resulting in sustainable fashion. Proper care is recommended. Compared to other petroleum based fabrics, cashmere does not cause any allergy. Cashmere also lacks lanolin therefore it's great for people who have sensitive skin. Gobi cashmere offers thousands of products for babies under Goyo Kid Brand. You can literally buy anything from baby blankets to baby socks.

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Sunset at the herders’ ranch.