Some amazing facts about our wool products:
- Because sheepskin is a natural product and not man made,
there will be certain differences in texture and density as well as fibre
content. What that means is that each and every skin will not be exactly the
- Wool can absorb up to 30% of its own weight in moisture without feeling
uncomfortable! This will ensure that your little one will continue to
feel happy and contented although the lambskin he or she is on
- Wool is nature's own insulator, warm in winter and cool in summer. We
sell as many lambskin products to people in warmer regions as we sell to
people in the colder countries.
- Our tanning methods ensure no loose fibers. What this means is, that the
methods we use in the tanning process ensure that the wool remains intact
with the pelt.
- Baby and Invalid Rugs are specially treated with Mitecide and Bactiguard,
reducing the risk of allergy, rash, and bed sores. And are approved by the
relevant Medical Authorities in most educated countries of the world.
- All wool products are naturally fire resistant and Internationally
approved by world heath care experts and conform to British Crown Suppliers
standard 5852 and USA Flammable Fabrics Act.
Care and Cleaning
Sheepskin products need proper care and attention to remain at
their best. Simply add a small amount of quality shampoo or Aussie Wool Wash Liquid to cold water in a washing machine
on a very gentle cycle, or hand wash. Always treat your sheepskin products with
care and look after them as they will look after you.
- Dry in mild sunlight or preferably shade
- Small stains should be removed by lightly sponging soiled area
- Rugs should be brushed with a strong hair brush or similar product as the
drying cycle nears completion. This will restore the natural soft fluffy feel.
- Longwool rugs especially, should be brushed and aired frequently as
this will keep your rug in great shape.
- Pet rugs can be cleaned as above and sprayed with pest control
- You should always spray your garments or ugg boots and slippers with a
moisture repellant if you intend to wear them outdoors.
Things to avoid when cleaning sheepskin are:
- Hot water. This causes permanent damage by stripping the natural oil,
(lanolin) from the pelt making it very hard and rough.
- Anything with an enzyme in it such as washing powders or detergents used
in normal laundry practices.
- Sheepskin must not be spun, or dried in severe heat. This will damage and
harden the soft pelt.
- Never under any circumstance dry by any method other than those
- Exposure to severe heat or tumble drying will destroy the product.
What is hypoallergenic ?
Hypoallergenic products are those that produce fewer allergic
reactions than other products. Consumers with hypersensitive skin, and even
those with "normal" skin will find that such products will be gentler
on them, thus eliminating any fear of rash.
Wool is considered among the medical profession as hypoallergenic.