BUREL IS A PORTUGUESE HANDMADE FABRIC WITH THE ORIGIN IN THE MOUNTAINS, MADE ENTIRELY OF WOOL
After being carded, the wool becomes a wick. The wick is twisted in the spinning and turns into wire. This passes through the warp originating the web. The loom turns the web into a xerga. The xerga passes through the batano and other deals and finally becomes burel.
The Burel is a very durable and versatile fabric to the covers and coats to the rainy days, snow and cold on the mountain, has evolved into countless ideas and design solutions, accompanied by a wide range of textures, patterns and colours.
Burel fabric is:
- 100% wool
- fire resistant
- with high impermeability (water resistant)
- thermal and acoustic insulation
- abrasion resistance
- don’t give off fluff