Aspen Times: How have you gotten creative during this time? What have you done to keep your customers engaged?Hangai Mountain Textiles: We’re really excited about participating in a new, super selective online B2B trade show and platform launching in NYC. The platform will debut from Aug. 24 to 27, showcasing our luxurious cashmere and yak-down throws and blankets, and connecting us with buyers by creating a brand showroom in a highly curated marketplace. All of our cashmere and yak-down throwsread more
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In the spring, yak down is harvested by combing, not shearing. The down is hand-sorted by color and quality.It is de-haired and then washed to remove impurities. After de-hairing and washing, only about 125 grams of pure fine down remains.Dark chocolate down is the most common color, followed by medium brown, and the very rare platinum gray, which accounts for less than 10% of the total and commands a premium price. After drying and carding, the down is spun into yarn that is then woven and knitread more
As the weather begins to warm up, it’s important to set aside a little time to properly care and store for your Hangai textiles. You may think it’s best to take them to the dry cleaner, but yak down, camel down and cashmere can be damaged by the harsh chemicals. When you invest in luxury textiles, it’s worth investing a little extra time to ensure they will last for years.We recommend three easy steps to clean and preserve your blankets, throws and accessories for next winter.1) It’s OK to useread more
When in the Mongolian steppe, the paradox of serene solitude becomes more than a page read in Endurance. Solitude, the concept that someone can be completely alone, feels inconceivable when in an American city. Coloradans get glimpses of solitude when in the backcountry, but in a matter of hours, a hiker can be enjoying a latte at Starbucks. In Mongolia, solitude permeates the steppe; you can drive a full day and only see smoke extruding from the cylindrical pipe of a ger. Aread more