• Shawls, Stoles and Scarves in pashmina and a blend of pashmina and silk.

  • Knitted pashmina Shawls, Sweaters and accessories.

Pashmina shawl is an indigenous and unique product of Nepal. It is handmade from the wool sheared off from the high mountain goats (capra hircus) found in the Himalayan region at an altitude of 12,000 to 14,000 feet above sea level. The hardy little goats have little extra protein and nutrition to grow thick coats of hair. It is therefore, nature's blessing that they are born with very thin and short inner coats of hair which is the best natural insulation in the world. The finest of all wool comes from the underbelly of the capra hircus goat, reared in the remote regions of the Himalayas.

Kathmandu is the capital city of Nepal, a mystical Himalayan Kingdom of pristine beauty with its medieval cities, colorful ethnic groups, high mountain and sweltering jungles. The tiny kingdom is cradled amongst the highest mountain peaks in the world and little was known about the kingdom from the outside world until fifty years ago. The art and crafts of Kathmandu Valley was unknown till about 1950 when the country was first opened up to the outside. An extraordinary richness of culture was developed and preserved due to centuries of isolation and has endowed the ancient cities of Kathmandu Valley with unequalled craftsmanship in handlooms, fine art, sculpture, etc. The best known woolen fabric, Pashmina, is still woven in primitive handlooms that have passed down from one generation to another generation.

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