Alpaca, Lama, Vicuña and Guanaco are the four South American animals belonging to the Camel group. On their arrival in the Andes, the surprised Spaniards reported the existence of strange "long necked lambs". Thus was born the Alpaca and Llama in the imagination of the New World, a "strange" animal able to live at altitudes of up to 4,000 meters and in temperatures as low as -25 degrees producing the marvelous, unique texture of its coat.
The hair of the Alpaca stands out for the extraordinary quality, softness and length of its fiber and its wonderful natural colors, which range from white to black, passing though 24 different shades of brown and grey. The strength, thermal qualities, luster and characteristics softness of Alpaca fiber places it on the level of cashmere, angora and mohair as one of the most exquisite textile fibers.