Deep-rooted in the Portuguese heritage of wool making, and uniquely provided by the Burel sheep born in Serra da Estrela, the Wool collection is the result of a careful design and study of this exceptional fabric.
Classic tones like cold greys and soft whites complement the orange and green hues unwinding a collection of sober and timeless elegance. The occasional gold and silver tones, colors that have long belonged to the brand’s identity appear in a perfect blend of exclusive fabrics and small details.
BUREL IS A PORTUGUESE HANDMADE FABRIC
ENTIRELY MADE OF WOOL
Born in the heart of Serra da Estrela mountain – Portugal, Burel is traditionally used by shepherds. Today is supported by the best Portuguese designers, in a variety of areas. The Burel Wool is a very durable and versatile fabric used in covers and coats as protection for rainy days, snow and cold. Presently you can see it evolving into countless ideas and design solutions, accompanied by a wide range of textures, patterns, and colors. Our Shoe Wool Collection is handmade in Portugal and uses the best materials and methods of assemblage.
Burel is an easy-care fabric. The fiber structure repels dirt and in case of spillage then allows to perform its cleaning and drying in due time. It is possible to machine wash in the wool program and the recommended temperature is 40 ° C. It is recommended to iron with steam and in the wool program.
Burel fabric is:
- 100% wool
- fire resistant
- water resistant
- thermal and acoustic insulation
- abrasion resistance
- natural agro-product
- don’t give off fluff
The fiber is composed of keratin which is a protein rich in sulfur, an element that is not found in any other fiber.
The Burel has the next elementary composition, approximate:
- Carbon (C): 50%
- Hydrogen (H): 7%
- Oxygen (O): 21%
- Nitrogen (N): 17%
- Sulfur (S): 5%