Alashan is the name of the area of Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, and the good quality cashmere collected from the cashmere goats that live there is called Alashan cashmere.
Severe climatic conditions are known to produce high quality cashmere raw wool, of which Arashan has a typical desert climate, with strong winds and few vegetation. The annual rainfall is only about 100 mm, the maximum temperature in summer reaches 40-42 ° C, and the minimum temperature in winter drops to -30 ° C. The downy hair, which is created to survive the cold of midwinter, has the finest fibers and is white and shiny, and is evaluated as the highest quality cashmere.