Kashmir is one of the best places to find
clothing that provides comfort and beauty all in one. It’s artisans are
committed to their craft, often belonging to a long lineage in their
profession. That lineage has made its mark on the world due to the incredible
achievements of its craftspeople.
From high in the Himalayan Mountains,
Kashmir’s legacy of weaving is expressive and always chic. These pieces are
made using pashmina — a super-fine yarn created from the downy underbelly of
the Changthangi goat — and silk — one of the most sought after textile due to
its unbelievable texture. That makes all of our options delectably soft and
comfortable. And even better, they are all made in timeless styles that never fade.
For those looking for something contemporary,
try something like this Black Woolen Stole from Kashmir. It has
ari-embroidered floral vine details in tastefully muted colors. Combined with
the black, this stole is perfect for work in the day or fun at night.
Wanting something a bit bolder? This Black-Onyx Woolen Stole will make you the
center of attention. The ari-embroidered flowers and vines pop in rich reds,
oranges, and hints of sage green. It’s a pattern that’s sure to turn heads. For
something even a little bolder still, this Jet-Black Woolen Stole delivers a provocative
paisley design in stunning red on black.
And of course, there are plenty of bright
Spring and Summer options, like the Aruba Blue Stole. The hand embroidered flowers
sit large on the smiling blue, a combination that is fun and light.
In Kashmir, art is a way of expression and these shawls reflect India’s true heritage. Situated in the lofty Himalayan Mountains, Kashmir is India’s valley of dreams. The region is famous for ancient craftsmanship and beautiful hand-woven designs.
Pashmina yarn is also called ‘cashmere” and it is taken form a Himalayan goat’s hair. This rare animal lives in high altitudes and provides wool of a sensational quality. Kashmiri wool is blended with silk as well as Pashmina to prepare Kashmiri shawls.
Kashmir also produces silk of fine quality and it makes the shawls quality even more amazing. Kashmiri stoles are extremely fashionable and designers around the world have applauded them. The embroidery reflects various ancient traditions and the patterns are inspired by traditional art forms. Kashmiri shawls care generally hand-made and apart from traditional patterns, modern designs are also used.
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