Makers: Avoca Handweavers
Avoca Handweavers, is a clothing manufacturing business based in Ireland. The company began in Avoca, County Wicklow and is the oldest working woollen mill in Ireland and one of the world’s oldest manufacturing companies.
Their mill on the banks of the fast-flowing River Avoca in County Wicklow survives from at least 1723.
Avoca’s throws and blankets are made from natural fibres – 100% pure new lambswool, mohair, cashmere, angora, even cotton and linen making homes beautiful, people stylish and life cosy right across the world. From Berlin to Boston, Dublin to Dubai, Sydney to San Francisco, Avoca handiwork gives pleasure as it has done for just short of 300 years.