DOWN & FEATHER
Small feathers are used in duvets so their quills do not cause discomfort and the duvet does not get too heavy over the body.
Down is soft and airy, very comfortable acts like an insulator, is durable and sustainable.
Goose down clusters are generally larger and fluffier than duck down clusters.
Down and feather are mixed together to provide the feel and weight of duvet desired. The general rule is use more down than feather for the duvet to remain lightweight.
The most luxurious duvet in this category has a filling of eiderdown and a cover of silk. This would feel like sleeping above a cloud….extremely soft, lightweight and cozy.
Wool is fire resistant, moisture wicking and breathable, mildew and mold resistant, hypoallergenic, very flexible and durable, sustainable. It naturally regulates temperature and draws moisture away from your body allowing you to stay cool yet snug while you sleep.
Sleeping with a high quality wool duvet can help you gain up to 25% more deep regenerative sleep so you wake up feeling refreshed.
Silk filled duvets are hypoallergenic, cool and breathable.
Silk wicks away perspiration allowing you to stay dry and comfortable through the night.
Sleeping with silk benefits your skin and hair.
Silk is so smooth it does not catch on hair and its properties help retain skin’s natural moisture.
Silk is deeply relaxing and is the perfect precursor to a deep and peaceful sleep.
Camel hair boasts fascinating temperature balancing qualities, is moisture wicking and a natural humidity regulator,is odour neutralizing, self-cleaning and air permeable.
Camel hair duvets are especially well suited for people suffering from rheumatism.
Hollow fibre is made up of polyester fibres with hollow spaces between them making this material warm, cosy, breathable and a good insulator.
Hollow fibre is lightweight, low maintenance, durable, breathable, anti-allergic.
Microfibre is made up of fine fibres of 100% polyester tightly woven together with no space between them.
Microfibre has all the qualities of hollow fibre but is lighter than hollow fibre.
The fine fibers of microfibre give it a soft and silky feel making it a great substitute for down products.