One of a kind shawl meticulously hand-embroidered by the finest needlework artisans of the world. Each shawl is unique and no two are alike.
Opulence and mystique are the hallmarks of a hand embroidered Kashmir shawls. The elegance of this beautiful Turquoise shawl is an epitome of class displayed by the lustrous natural sheen of silk hand embroidery.
The base fabric (Natural Pashmina) is handwoven from the inner coat/fleece of the central Asian species of antelope goat found at 14,000 ft above MSL in the Himalayas. Natural handwoven Pashmina is incredibly light, soft and warm. It is more precious than gold by weight and is mostly referred to as "light as woven air". The Pashmina fiber is only 14 -19 microns in diameter, it cannot be spun by machines, so the wool is hand-spun on handlooms by the finest artisans of Kashmir, mostly women. The skill of the artisan to spun the fine yarn determines the price of the shawl - the yarn can be spun so skilfully as to resemble a strand of silk. Pashmina fibers are finer and thinner than Cashmere which makes it ideal for the making of a luxurious shawl and scarves. The pashmina ring shawl is so fine that the whole shawl can pass through a ring.
* Details of the Product: Size: 27x76" inch (Approx.) * One-of-a-kind Shawl * Fine Hand Embroidered Shawl * Hand Dyed Shawl * Unique Kashmir Embroidery Design * Pure Natural Pashmina Wool * Product of Kashmir (India)
Luxury presents itself to the mind on many levels. You see it, you touch it, you feel it, you resonate with it. View additional pictures to see the intricate and superb hand embroidery done in highly stylized beautiful patterns and superb craftsmanship unparalleled in the whole world. A luxurious hand-embroidered shawl is sumptuous, elegant - refined. The hand-embroidered shawl conveys all that and more.
There is nothing else on earth like a hand-embroidered shawl - it's an intense work because the embroidery design covers the entire base fabric. All over full design hand-embroidered shawls take at least 6-12 months to create and only the finest artisans attempt such a feat; they can only create one or two shawls in a year. Not only their art, but their very being goes into its creation.
Embellished with hand-embroidered in rich colors, with inspired creativity and impeccable craftsmanship, these shawls exude the royal elegance and regal decadence of the Victorian era and are perfect for all special occasions: weddings, formal dinners, garden parties, dances, etc. If you have a flair for fashion and dream to be timeless - dare to be unique and get a shawl that's a cut above the rest. The hand embroidery work is extremely fine and is done by the finest artisans of Kashmir.
Care for your Pashmina Shawl: With proper care, Pashmina shawl will maintain its looks for a very long period of time and can be passed from one generation to another. Proper care will also increase its softness and luster. Here are some basic tips: For best results always hand-wash in very cold water with a mild detergent, a low pH shampoo, or use pure Castile soap. To dry, gently press out the excess water and hang over a shower curtain rod or lay it down on a flat surface. When the Shawl is dry, cover it with a thin cotton sheet and press with a warm iron. Always store your shawl outside the reach of bugs and store with it a few cinnamon cloves wrapped in muslin. Always keep it away from dampness and heat.