Valentia Collar made from 100% soft Merino Wool. This is a felted item and has been made with the wet felting method. Unique pattern created by Jayne Gillan. It is highlighted with shiny mulberry silks. The Valentia Collar is inspired by the west coast of Ireland which is full of interesting contrasts as it has been carved by the powerful Atlantic Ocean. The colours in the Valentia range are landscape colours of the west coast of Ireland. See and feel the textures ! The collar can be worn two ways and is so soft you won´t want to take it off ! The loop feature allows you to easily wear the collar across or loop downwards for two completely different styles. It has a high neck which you can fold down to suit your comfort. No buttons or pins needed to hold this collar in place. Each scarf is completely hand made and quality inspected by Jayne Gillan from her home studio in County Kerry Ireland. Care instructions are on the labels. Hand wash item. Dry flat and med iron. Do not Tumble dry or put in washing machine as this will shrink the merino collar. Merino wool is both soft and insulating yet allows the skin to breathe so you will not sweat. It is eco-friendly too and 100% natural material. 100% wool products do not pollute our environment. This is sustainable fashion.