Karakoram is the Mongolian term for Black Mountain. The brand, which was founded in 2005, has a mission to create unique, hand-knitted accessories made from exclusive, natural fibres only. Karakoram places an emphasis on quality, uniqueness, and contemporary design.
Based in Erftstadt, Germany, the company works closely with manufacturers in Bosnia & Herzegovina. This relationship is brokered by an NGO that helps widows and low income women to earn money and independence.