Monthly Archives: January 2013

The magic of cashmere ‘kani’ shawl!

On our recent sourcing trip to Kashmir, we capture in this video the mesmerizing art of weaving the beautiful and awesome art of ‘kani’ on a cashmere shawl. This tradition of weaving floral motifs on bobbins has been preserved over … Continue reading

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Myths and Stories surrounding Cashmere/Pashmina Shawls

In an anonymous text of 1875, it is written that “the transparent veil worn by the Mona Lisa is in reality on of those earlier Kashmeer fabrics that could be drawn through a lady’s ring as a test of its … Continue reading

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