Shop Musk Ox Mittens, Scarves, Hats & Other Accessories | Handmade Qiviut Garments
FINER THAN CASHMERE AND EIGHT TIMES WARMER THAN WOOL, IF YOU OWN A QIVIUT GARMENT, YOU POSSESS ONE OF THE FINEST AND RAREST GARMENTS ON EARTH.
The coat of the Muskox contains two different types of fiber: the coarse, outer guard, and an inner, fine, soft and downy undercoat. The inner coat allows the animal to survive the extreme colds of the arctic - up to -50*C!
Qee-Vuuk garments are handmade from the soft downy under wool of the muskox, which live in Canada's high Arctic. Qee-Vuuk garments make you feel as if you are wearing something made of smoke.
Qiviut garments are handmade from the downy undercoat of the muskox. These garments are soft, light and exceptionally warm.
Style & Quality
Qiviut garments make you feel as if you are wearing something lighter than a cloud.
Rare and Exotic
The Muskox (Ovibus Moscatus) is an Arctic animal which lives primarily in Canada's high arctic and Greenland. Muskoxen were over hunted in the 1900's, almost to the brink of extinction. The harvesting of the animal is still strictly controlled by the government.