A lot of people like a white rabbit, or white wool, but don't like a red eye. The blue eye is beautiful, and appeals to most people. The gene which causes the pure white coat color, and blue eyes, is called the Vienna gene."
This exerpt was taken from the website of Candy Haenszel, of Candy's Angoras, the pioneer and leading authority in creating BEW Angoras.
Candy has been breeding and working on improving the BEW since 1987. She has stayed with this program for many years and is a wealth of knowledge. One can visit her website for a plethora of information about the BEW breed. Candy is always welcoming and eager to assist anyone with questions or guidance in reference to the BEW angoras.