Mongolian cashmere goats have a fine, downy undercoat that protects them from the harsh, cold winters. They produce uniquely long-fiber cashmere that is hand-combed every spring. Cashmere fiber has a unique crimp or curl that holds pockets of warm air close to the body. Each Mongolian goat produces 250 to 300 grams of cashmere per year. After washing and de-hairing, about 50% of the original weight remains, and these are the fibers that are knit and woven into our fine Hangai homewares and accessories. Mongolia is the second largest producer of fine raw cashmere in the world.