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Asked by Aarnika Tiwaari, 20 Apr '11 12:32 pm
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They are known for their softness and warmth. A craze for pashminas in the mid-1990s resulted in high demand for pashminas, so demand exceeded supply. When pashmina shawls rose into fashion prominence during the era, they were marketed dubiously. Cashmere used for pashmina shawls was claimed to be of a superior quality, which was in truth due to the enhanced sheen and softness that the fabric (cashmere blended with silk) had.
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Answered by LIPSIKA, 20 Apr '11 01:12 pm

 
  
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Pashmina refers to a type of fine cashmere wool and the textiles made from it.[1][2] The name comes from Pashmineh (), made from Urdu and Persian pashm ("wool").[2] The wool comes from changthangi or pashmina goat, which is a special breed of goat indigenous to high altitudes of the Himalayas in Nepal, Pakistan and northern India. Pashmina shawls are hand spun, woven and embroidered in Kashmir, and made from fine cashmere fibre

The fibre is also known as pashm or pashmina for its use in the handmade shawls of Himalayas.[4] The woollen shawls made from wool in Kashmir find written mention in Afghan texts between 3rd century BC and the 11th century AD.[5] However, the founder of the cashmere wool industry is traditionally held to be the 15th century ruler of Kashmir, Zayn-ul-Abidin, who introduced weavers from Central Asia.[5]

Pashmina goats, Ladakh
Cashmere shawls have been manufactured in Nepal and Kashmir for thousands of years. The test for a quality pashmina is warmth and fee ...more
Answered by ankit shivam, 20 Apr '11 12:33 pm

 
  
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A pure 100% Pashmina fabric is spun and loomed by hand and not by a machine.So they are less homogenous, and, usually, the fringes will be natural and loose rather than twisted or knotted. A 100% pure Pashmina will be in one color tone from both sides because they are not blended from 2 or 3 plies of wool and silk yarn.

The pashmina fiber is the best fabric.However there are different grades of pashmina that depends on the length and width of the fiber used and the skill of the craftspeople that weave and dye the fibers
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Answered by ravi kaul, 07 Apr '12 12:57 am

 
  
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Soft, beautiful, lightweight and warm. Pashmina is known all over the world as a wool shawl for its fabric softness and texture. These shawls will make a wonderful gift for someone you love...or yourself. Enjoy one of these fine shawls today
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Answered by anil garg, 04 Jan '12 05:43 pm

 
  
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Answered by Bholu, 20 Apr '11 12:33 pm

 
  
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