What Is Down?
Don’t be confused by all the terms associated with down. Here are a few tips to clarify the comfort that down brings. What is Down? The down of geese and ducks are underneath the feathers, much like cotton balls, with a round center called the plumage, with thousands of tiny fibers radiating from its core. These fibers create air pockets, which trap heat. Down provides the insulation and warmth that allows ducks and geese to swim in freezing waters. Down is extremely light, the plumes have no quilts. Down is measured in oz. because of the lightness of the
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