Noble Wilde Merino and Possum fur gloves - Cornflower Blue

  • Noble Wilde Merino and Possum fur gloves - Cornflower Blue

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  • Product Code: NOB018B
  • Availability: In Stock
  • £24.95



Merino wool and Possum fur mix gloves

Made from a combination of 40% Possum fur and 60% Merino wool for warmth (with added polypropelene for hardiness) - these provide warmth even when damp. These gloves are some of our most popular items. Thanks to a combination of Possum Fur and Merino Wool, these gloves will keep your fingers and hands warm, won't irritate and provide a delightful snug feel.
As Possum fur is a hollow fibre, the material traps the air, ensuring warmth is maintained even whilst wet. Furthermore, with both the fur and wool being so fine, they won't irritate any hair folicles, thereby avoiding any uncomfortable itching.
 
N.Z. is suffering a population explosion of these non-indigenous Possum species. The N.Z. DoC (Department of Conservation) is encouraging many forms of control including industry led financing for trappers." This problem is serious for all of N.Z.'s ecosystems and the industry plays a vital role in trying to reduce their numbers" Paul Marshall BSc (Hons) Env.Sci.
 


 

Noble Wilde | Merino Possum Woolens

The story of Possum & Merino starts over a hundred years ago, when possums were introduced to New Zealand as a farming experiment. With no natural predators and a landscape bursting with lush flora and fauna, the possum flourished. It now represents a serious ecological threat, stripping native forest and endangering the habitat that many of New Zealand's unique bird species depend on.

The Ministry of Conservation have a cull order out on the Possum, such is the dire effect of their position in New Zealand. For over three decades Noble Wilde has perfected the blending of two of the most exceptional natural fibres in the world, the dense silken wool of Merino, and the luxuriant fur of the possum. Exquisite in themselves, together these materials form a velvety soft yarn, unsurpassed in warmth and durability. Merino and Possum have outstanding qualities, tactile, functional and are from an ethical source.

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