NORLHA WEAVES AND COMPOSITIONS
Discovering yak khullu, Norlha uncovered a hidden gem and revealed its qualities - warm, soft, and lasting in its pure form - and its versatile ability to seamlessly blend with other precious fibres - cashmere, silk, or fine wool - allowing the creation of a variety of textiles suited for all seasons.
NOMAD —100% Yak Khullu
The first piece to be created at Norlha Atelier, the Nomad Classic is the quintessential yak khullu weave. With a 100% yak wool warp and weft, its slightly rugged, densely soft weave is created by one artisan using a four-pedal loom.
A continuation from the Nomad Classic, the Nomad Nets is a looser weave, slightly lighter in weight and intensely soft. Developed by our master weaver using only two of the four pedals on the loom.
NOMAD DENSE BOILED
These Nomad pieces have undergone an additional process of boiling, transforming as their fibres expand and compress and creating extra tightness and density in the weave. A thick warm weave that is intensely soft and has a fleece-like touch.
PRINCE —100% Yak Khullu
PRINCE TWILL & PRINCE HERRINGBONE
The Prince twill is woven in a classic twill, using natural brown wool in the warp and natural white in the weft. The double-faced design creates a subtle interplay of shades. The Prince Herringbone is woven in a subtle herringbone with an incredibly delicate thread that can only be woven by master weavers at the Norlha Atelier.
Woven in a subtle herringbone, the thread is incredibly delicate and can only be woven by master weavers at the Norlha Atelier.
FEATHER — 50% Yak Khullu, 50% Silk
FEATHER WATERFALL AND FEATHER RIPPLES
A softly textured yak khullu and silk-blend weave, the naturally pleated fabric is an effect created by the balance between how the yak wool and silk are woven together. The Feather Waterfall side panels have a higher concentration of silk, which tightens the weave, creating a smoother surface. The composition of these pieces has a light sheen owing to its high percentage of silk.
The lightest weave within the Feather family, the Feather Light is left un ironed and has a lightly wrinkled aesthetic. Combining yak khullu and silk, the latter gives the weave an added strength, distinct softness and light sheen.