The artisans from Tibet are a community of former nomads or members of nomad families, who have spun, woven and felted for generations. They work with Yak khullu what is the precious brown fiber that insulates the Yak from the cold, and is the natural response of a harsh environment at altitudes of more that 2,500 meters. Honoring the natural beauty of the yak, the fabrics highlight the three colours of their khullu: brown, grey and white. White is the rarest and comes from albino yaks which exist in remote areas of the Tibetan plateau. The yarn is dyed in house, and the traditional Indian Charkha wheel is used for spinning, with imported Indian shuttle looms for weaving. The fiber itself has unique characteristics that include softness, ruggedness and great warmth.
In addition to building a base for the local economy, they have managed to transform the precious raw materials in the place of origin into an exceptional product that links the Tibetan Plateau to the luxury market.