RAW MATERIALS:"Pournara"'s top quality is guaranteed by the use of the finest raw materials:
1. Mercerized Cotton (Filoscozia)Α) Cotton: A fiber of vegetal origin, characterized by its softness and ability to absorb. Such fiber, which has been used in the clothing industry since 3000 B.C., is mainly used for the production of athletic socks.
B) Egyptian Mercerized Cotton (www.Filoscozia.it): A large fibered thread of superior quality, produced exclusively from Egyptian cotton. It is highly resistant and carefully woven and processed to attain shine.
Cotton fibers are undoubtedly the healthiest fibers worldwide and, therefore, are largely preferred by consumers. Due to their vegetal origin, these are difficult to dye and are sensitive to sweat, when combined with friction.
2. WoolWoolen fibers come from the soft, curly sheep's fur which is woven to become a thread. The wool family includes different varieties: Α) LAMBS WOOL: The first yield of wool coming from sheep aged up to seven months, offering a soft and shiny feel.
Β) MERINO: Spanish, soft wooly thread of excellent quality.
C) CASHMERE: The most luxurious, soft and expensive thread, produced exclusively from Kashmir goat wool.
Woolen fibers are warm and flexible, with excellent insulating attributes and when dyed, show high resistance to rubbing.