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The Incas believed the animals were reincarnations of the beautiful young maiden who received a coat of pure gold once she consented to the advances of an old, ugly king. Therefore, it was illegal to kill a vicuña or wear its fleece, unless you were royalty. Similarly to the qiviut, the vicuña were once at the brink of extinction; only were left in Now, though, there are around , and, just like the Incas had, there are now laws protecting the animals.
Vicuñas exclusively live in South America, primarily in the central Andes. Another similarity it shares with the musk ox: The animals and their wool have even more parallels. For instance, the vicuña wool is also extremely soft and warm. I love crochet, my passion is helping others achieve success, and I have an obsession for yarn.
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The Vicuna A relative to the llama and a member of the camelid family, this rare breed of animal comes from the high altitudes of the Andes in South America.
Is there anywhere I can have this coat tested? Farmville will eventually introduce Vicunas into their stock Interesting, I have never heard of the vicuna before. They look a lot like llamas. Thank you Alocsin for voting this hub useful.
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Expensive fabrics have always been a cornerstone of trade; so much so, in fact, that some species have been hunted nearly to extinction. Such is the case with the . Not that this means vicuna duds will suddenly be on sale at the average fashion store: each year between 13, and 17, pounds of vicuna wool is available to Loro Piana, compared to the 22 million . Jan 29, · Because the vicuna is unsuitable for farming, their low yield of wool each year, along with the fact that they are relatively low in numbers, makes this fabric very rare and expensive. The unique softness, lightness, warmth, and wonderfully creamy texture of this material ensures that vicuna yarn will remain the most expensive fabric in the lidarwindtechnolog.gas: