It is the smallest and most beautiful of all South American camelids.
The vicuña still lives in the wild in the Andean highlands and its custody is entrusted to the local communities of "campesinos".
It produces the finest fiber in the world, a quality that brought it almost to extinction since it was indiscriminately hunted in the 19th century to obtain it. Today it is an animal protected and saved from extinction.
The fineness of its fiber makes from 12 to 14 microns.
ANNUAL PRODUCTION: 10,000 kg in Peru, Bolivia and Argentina.