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Diamond Half Zip Sweater Possum Merino Silk NE400/Native World

Diamond Half Zip Sweater Possum Merino Silk NE400/Native World

Diamond Half Zip Sweater Possum Merino Silk NE400/Native World

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NZ$ 260.00
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NZ$ 33.00 (a 12% discount)
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NZ$ 227.00 excluding GST
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NATIVE WORLD NZ Possum Merino Clothing Knitwear 
Possum Merino Diamond Half Zip Sweater NE400 

Possum 20% 
Super Fine Merino 70% (17.5 Micron) 
Silk 10% 

With the intarsia knit design this garment gives great impact yet comfortable casual or dressy. Native World's unique blend of Possum Fur and Merino lambswool creates a luxuriously soft and exclusive fibre. Each Native World garment can be worn throughout the years and still look as new as the day it was purchased. Possum Merino Knitwear for Men and Women. Practical yet stylish, clothing you'll love to live in. 

STYLE SIZE CHEST  LENGTH CBN
NE400 S - 10 53.5cm 68.5cm 81cm
  M - 12 56cm 70.5cm 83cm
  L - 14 58.5cm 72.5cm 85cm
  XL-16 61cm 74.5cm 87cm
  2XL-18 63.5cm 76.5cm 89cm


CHEST:
 Measured Across Front of Garment 
LENGHT: Measured from Shoulder by Neck to Bottom of Hem 
CBN: Measured from Centre Back Neck to end of Sleeve 

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About Possum Merino 

You'll absolutely love our very unique New Zealand Possum Merino garments! Join the great following of those who appreciate this unique blend and you'll never look back! Possum Merino NZ made is a wonderful composition of Possum fur, Merino lamb's wool and Mulberry Silk or nylon for extra strength. Like cashmere it is luxuriously soft, incredibly lightweight, exceptionally warm and comfortable to wear but you'll find it is a lot more affordable. Any wrinkles through packaging drop out quickly. It is anti static, doesn't pill and resists odour! Due to the hollow nature of possum fur, it provides exceptional thermal warmth without weight. Research has shown it to be 55% warmer than Merino and 35% warmer than cashmere. With a superfine micron, New Zealand Merino wool is renowned for its softness, easy care and durability. 

Washing Instructions for Woolens / Possum Merino 


A wonderful virtue of possum merino garments is the possum fur and merino wool resists the absorption of odor and therefore need a lot less washing! You'll find all garments come with washing instructions attached. Possum Fur has antiseptic qualities and is very gentle on the most sensitive skin. For hand washing rinse using warm water and an approved wool detergent, rinse well, dry flat. Dry cleanable. Do not bleach or tumble dry. (Use a dry cleaner you trust as I find they don't always get it right and can shrink the garment) *If using machine wash use the delicates option only. 

A good tip is - the temperature you wash in is the same you rinse in as temperature changes can bring shrinkage. Also don't over lather, just a small amount of liquid soap is all you need, you can always add more later if you need it. Gently swirl and press the garment around in the warm water with no vigorous rubbing or wringing. You can roll in a towel to absorb water first before laying flat to dry. Shape garment while wet on towel. I have found hand washing garments in warm water as instructed very easy and with no problem. 

A Brief History of the New Zealand's Bushtail Possum

The brushtail possum is an introduced species released in NZ in 1837 to establish a fur industry. As demand for fur fell and its value dropped to uneconomic levels the numbers of possums dramatically increased. They have now reached epidemic proportions with well over 70 million possums munching their way through 21,300 tonnes of vegetation nightly, decimating New Zealand's native bush and birdlife. This includes eggs, chicks and insects and the most vulnerable is our national bird the kiwi. Heirloom Weavers NZ are passionate about sustainable living today, protecting New Zealand's environment and native species of flora and fauna, by keeping possum numbers to a more sustainable and natural balance. 

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