Code: AA3569

Natural Icelandic Sheep Hide 125x85

£115.00
  • 1 in stock

125(l) x 85(w) cm (approx)


If you like your sheepskins long and lush it has to be Icelandic. Use as a throw, a bedspread, or a statement piece to provide the perfect full stop to your Scandinavian room.


Icelandic sheep live in one of the toughest climates. As a result, they developed two coats simultaneously, the tog and the pel. The tog or outer coat, when tanned well, provides the long straight silky hair that is much desired on an Icelandic sheepskin; we always ensure this is at least 15cm long. But, equally important, is the pel. This is the dense inner coat. A rich deep pel gives an Icelandic rug its body and substance. It’s the marshmallow effect into which you sink whilst the long fibres wrap themselves around you.

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