Welcome to Mohair South Africa
MOHAIR THE MOST LUXURIOUS PRODUCT OF SOUTH AFRICA
THE MOHAIR STORY
The story of how Angora goats arrived on our shores and grew in numbers is truly amazing.
In 1838 the Sultan of Turkey sent twelve neutered rams and one female to Port Elizabeth, halfway across the world.
The rams were rendered infertile, as the Sultan wanted to protect his country’s powerful mohair empire.
What he didn’t realise, though, was that the ewe on board was pregnant and gave birth to a kid ram en route to Africa, which was the start of the industry in South Africa.
Today’s Karoo region produces the most mohair in the world – all thanks to the Sultan’s mistake and a pregnant ewe.
- Since the young Italian entrepreneur Ermenegildo Zegna founded his mill in 1910 in Trivero in the Biella Alps, the company have been an enthusiastic promoter of the finest quality raw materials from around the globe. Now the Ermenegildo Zegna Group is one of the world’s largest users of the...6 days agoView post on Facebook
- Breathtaking! Magnificent mohair and silk embroidered gown by designer extraordinaire Jason Kieck, in collaboration with Mohair South Africa. Image by @leonhugo #igazifoudation #elemental #fashionshow Boardwalk Convention Center2 weeks agoView post on Facebook
- A beautiful South African mohair story! Follow the link to read more: http://www.mohair.co.za3 weeks agoView post on Facebook
- 24 hours after Kate Middleton wowed crowds at the Nelson Trust Women’s Center in her stunning Mulberry mohair coat, it was sold out worldwide! The light blue mohair topper brought a spring-like note to the duchess’s fall wardrobe, and coordinated subtly with her sapphire engagement ring. We...1 month agoView post on Facebook