Did you know?
There are 300 million tennis balls produced annually. Tennis balls are covered in a Wool felt.
Washington and Jefferson
Both maintained flocks of sheep and both were inaugurated in Wool suits.
Bellbridge and Wool
New Zealand is the world’s biggest producer of carpet wools, the owner and President of Bellbridge, Bruce Bell is a native New Zealander (a Kiwi, as they are called)
Back in the 1600’s in the UK, when many families spun their own wool to make clothes, this task fell to the oldest unmarried daughter of the family and this is where the term ‘Spinster’ comes from.
Wool fire Curtain
In Australia, Wool has been used to produce a curtain that is being offered to protect Australian homes from Bush Fires. The weakest point in a house under threat from a bush fire is its windows and the external curtain acts as a preventative barrier.
Wool in the Danish Bog
One of the oldest surviving Wool textiles was found in Danish Bog and is dated at 1200 BC, making it over 3200 years old!