The cushiony chamber on the cold-weather side is filled with 16 total ounces of white goose down, and the warm-weather side is filled with 28 ounces of blowable Tencel. Filled in the supportive core chamber with a 16-pound blend of 40 percent polyester and 60 percent white goose down and feather, the featherbed enables healthy neck, spine, and hip alignment. Boasting a premium fill power of 650 in the cold-weather down chamber, the featherbed provides a real down value. Fill power indicates how many cubic inches of space an ounce of down will occupy, and anything at the 600 level is considered in the industry to be excellent. The higher the fill power, the larger and stronger the clusters of down. Large clusters provide superior insulation, breathe better, and last much longer than smaller, fragile down clusters used in lower quality bedding. And fret not about any stray feathers poking through this topper. The Chamonix featherbed's patented SoftPLUS dual-layer system provides a barrier to keep them in.
Dual Season Featherbed Diagram
Tencel Cotton: Far stronger than cotton alone, Tencel is durable, comfortable, wrinkle-resistant, machine washable, has little elasticity, and is very soft. In addition, it has good moisture absorption, and good static- and heat-resistance. Tencel Cotton fabric is a blend of the cotton fiber with the trademarked, man-made Tencel fiber, uniting the good qualities of each. Like rayon, Tencel is made from cellulose derived naturally from dissolved wood pulp. Unlike rayon, Tencel is processed without producing large amounts of sulfurous waste, sometimes leading it to be labeled "low impact". Tencel producers use a closed-loop chemical process in which its solvent can be filtered and reused. Tencel fibers can be used alone or blended with cotton, flax, polyester, wool, and spandex. Tencel fibers can be knitted or woven into a wide range of fabrics, including crepes, chambrays, poplins, and twills. Tencel fibers produce "fibrillation," the forming of tiny hairs, which can give some Tencel fabrics a soft, peach-fuzz texture.
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Most Helpful Customer Reviews
I would highly recommend this bed to anyone. Keep in mind that because of the thickness that makes this so comfortable, you will probably have to use only sheets that have a bottom sheet that is extra deep to accommodate the thickness.
My wife agrees that this feather bed has been a great buy and I we recommend it whether you have an older mattress or a brand new one!
Most Recent Customer Reviews
The Feel & Workmanship is beautiful! It Has helped soften my memory foam bed disaster too!Published 9 months ago by D.M.
Very comfortable but not truly a box stitch so the feathers all move to the ends and are very difficult to get back into place. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Traci Frazier
bought this for my son and his wife they really love it and wouldn't be without it! it has held its form great!Published on April 4, 2013 by Susan Frohlich
When I first started sleeping on this, it felt like sleeping on a cloud. I fluffed it every day for maximum comfort. Read morePublished on September 10, 2012 by LA
In the beginning, it was great,BUT only in the beginning, yes it's reversible BUT because of size and weight, difficult to flip, materials shift all over, primarily to the center,... Read morePublished on August 15, 2012 by southernbo2001
Absolute heaven, comfortable and exactly as described !!! The only way to make it better is to add elastic at corners to stop it from sliding which I did.
I've been sleeping on my new Pizon Chamonix featherbed for about 3 weeks now and I'm much more comfortable! My bed was just too flat and firm feeling. Read morePublished on July 10, 2012 by Bethsedit
This is a very nice featherbed. It is thick and fluffy at 4" and makes any surface much more soft and comfortable. Read morePublished on June 9, 2012 by drdr
The featherbed is very comfortable & fluffy. So far we have had it for a month and the feathers don't stick out or are everywhere as to other featherbeds I've had in the past.Published on May 30, 2012 by sharon