Fabrics made from camel wool are usually left in the natural state or dyed to a darker shade of brown. The inner down fibres are used to make fıne wool for over coating, top coating, sportswear and sports hosiery. The outer coat hairs are used to make felt for the Mongolian yurts or tents and for the herdsmen’s winter coats. Camel fibre has characteristics of conductivity, softness and strength.
The fiber of the Bactrian Camel is about 20 microns in diameter and has a length from 2,5 up to 12,5 cm. The finer, softest and most luxurious fiber, called Baby Camel wool, is gathered from the camel which is still a puppy and is about 16/18 microns. Thanks to its finesses and quality, Camel wool filling is often considered an excellent substitute to Cashmere fiber, due also to the desert habitat in which the animals live, that submit them to frequent temperature changes, making their fur a great thermoregulator.Furthermore, being hygroscopic, ensure moisture absorption keeping the body dry and thus promoting physical wellness.