What are natural fibers made from? What is a Natural Fiber?
NATURAL FIBERS are created from fibers of animals coats, silkworm cocoons, and plants´ seeds, leaves, and stems. Click on the natural fiber below for information on each fiber and their weaves.
Wool - Fibers from animal coats: Sheep, goats, rabbits, alpacas, llama, etc. Cotton - Fibers from the cotton plant´s seed pod. Silk - Fibers from the cocoon of the silkworm. Linen - Linen is from flax, a bast fiber taken from the stalk of the plant. Hemp, Ramie, and Jute - All of these are similar to linen but the plants are processed slightly differently.
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