A symbol of luxury andelegance, Pashmina has always been the love and desire of women all around the
world. To own a Pashmina is to experience royalty! Only a woman can explain the worth and excellence that a Pashmina Shawl beholds. Pashmina shawls have been
treasured for their expensive material and reminiscent designs since time immemorial. The warmth and softness that these shawls offer is simply beyond
comparison. When you see beauty, you create beauty!
The name Pashmina has been derived from a Persian word “Pashm” meaning a weavable fiber precisely
wool. The wool used for making Pashmina comes from a special breed of Kashmiri goat found in the high altitude regions of the Himalayas. The 15th century ruler of Kashmir, Zayn-ul-Abidin, is said to be the founder of the wool industry in Kashmir. However, the history of these shawls can be traced back to the 3rd century BC. Pashmina has been an integral part of the traditional wear for centuries. In the earlier times, it was only worn by kings and queens and thus denoted royalty. The art of weaving Pashmina has been passed on as a legacy from generations to generations. A good Pashmina shawl requires an expert hand for spinning, weaving and creating embroidery.
Pashmina shawls are the highest quality shawls crafted from very fine silk like fiber. A pure pashmina can be identified by testing the warmth and softness of the shawl and also by its color to some extent. The best of Pashmina shawls have a natural cream color. From as long as its origin, pashmina shawls are being exported to Europe and the United States.
Pashmina shawls havea lmost become a status symbol over the past few years. Wearing a Pashmina is a luxury in itself. A pure pashmina shawl ranges from Rs. 7,000-12,000 in its cost. These shawls come in a variety of colors and designs depending upon the monetary value. Although not cheap in its price range, a pashmina shawl is considered to be a must have in the winter wardrobe. It is an evergreen fashion accessory that looks good in every style and can never lose its charm. It can be worn as a scarf around the neck or can be simply wrapped around the arms.
Whether in a party or just to your workplace, a pashmina shawl is the best way to enhance your personality and stand out from the crowd.