Yak Wool Very Valuable
Yak Wool Very valuable
Yak body yak hair classification and its use yak not only its meat has a certain edible value, and its hair is also very valuable, yak can resist the cold, its hair plays an important role, yak hair is divided into long hair, villi and tail hair. Its traditional use and herdsmen's life is closely related to long hair used to do cattle rope, hair used to make clothes, tail hair used to do dust and so on. 1, long hair pointing to the yak chest, forearm, body side or hind legs of the long hair (its like apron, it is also known as "skirt"), herdsmen often used to twist cattle rope, tied tents and reins And so on. Production methods and procedures are: the fried under the yak coat finishing a long (generous hair, fineness of 52.5 microns above) with his hands straight to 15 cm (diameter) as a roll, a "hair roll ", And then with a single twist twisted into tops. Rubbing spinning, one person with a leather rope fixed fixed on the grass in the wood bloom, one person holding hair roll into the top (wool), the thickness of the length may be depending on the need. And finally the top of the synthesis of wool, there are three or four shares, but the most beautiful four shares. Yak woolen rope is durable. 2, fluff pure fluff (fineness of 25 microns below the wool fiber) is rarely used in the local, the villi used, mostly mixed with the length of the two types of hair (fineness of 25 to 52.2 microns), or two Type hair-based, or cut the coat selection to remove long hair (coarse hair), as "fluff" use. The villi with its growth site, more in the yak's abdomen. In the pastoral plush is used to weave tents (Tibetan), pants "kalva" and short coat (Yi). 3, tail hair
Used as a tribute in history, especially white tail hair is more expensive. Tail hair can be used to make wigs. The whole yak tail can be made into a dust whisk.
Yak is produced in the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau and its adjacent areas of alpine steppe unique cattle, Tibetan language called yag. China has more than 3000 years of yak domestication history, the existing yak more than 1200 million, located in Qinghai, Tibet, Sichuan, Gansu and other provinces, accounting for more than 85% of the total number of the world, the rest are distributed in Mongolia, Sub-region. Yak can be meat, milk and use. Yak wool can be used as wool raw materials, China since the 20th century, 50 years for modern textile processing. Yak hair is thick, cattle neck, shoulder, back more villi, and body side long hair and hair together with the tail hair. Each head yak with an annual output of less than 2 kg gross, up to 25 kg, about one-third of the cashmere. Yak hair has less myelinated hair, and the pulp is also small, strength and elongation is good. Yak cashmere is very thin, less than 20 microns in diameter, the length of 3.4 to 4.5 cm, with irregular bending, scales were tight fit, shiny soft, flexible, feel smooth waxy. Coarse yak hair diameter greater than 55 microns (small yak hair thin), the length can be more than 20 cm, shape straight, smooth surface, and some have continuous hair, tough and shiny, Yak hair also contains two types of hair, but the fineness is more uniform, the content of small pulp. Yak hair mostly black, dark brown or mixed with white, adversely stained, China's Gansu white yak cashmere is treasures.