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Stories of yesteryear…

Onkaparinga blanket
We hear many stories of the Onkaparinga blankets from the early days of the brand still being used and kept as family heirlooms today.  Now almost a collector’s item, the vintage Onkaparinga blankets are a rare find in today’s society and almost a thing of the past. Designed and manufactured in Lobethal SA originally at […]
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Bringing back the Australian wool blanket

Onkaparinga Wool Blanket
NEW Onkaparinga Australian Wool Blankets In the early years Onkaparinga was renowned for its quality Australian wool blankets, and over the years they dwindled into history with quilts and comforters taking over in popularity. Handed down for generations we have had stories of grandparents handing our vintage check and brightly coloured blankets to children and […]
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Onkaparinga, since 1869. A history in pictures.

Renowned for beautiful bedding since 1869.  Onkaparinga has a long and proud history in the Australian wool industry.  Find out how our brand has been involved in the history of South Australia and the Australian woolen industry for almost 150 years, a history in pictures… A history… Onkaparinga was established in 1869 in South Australia […]
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Welcome to Onkaparinga!

THE HISTORY OF ONKAPARINGA One of Australia’s oldest companies and now brand, Onkaparinga started in South Australia in 1869 in Hahndorf and then moved operations to Lobethal, situated 40 kilometres from Adelaide in the picturesque “Valley of Praise”. Migrating from Germany, two brothers, Heinrich and Edward Kramm, both weavers, purchased and brought with them some […]
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