A word Pashmina came from a Persian Gulf, which means Fine Wool. The word has been used indiscriminately in the market from past 20 years. This type of fine wool come from a special breed of goats called Chagra found in the Himalayan ranges of Ladakh. A Pashmina shawl is special only when its processed by hand as it has a finest cashmere measuring between 12-15 microns in fiber thickness were preserved only by hand. This fine wool is raised and ship to Kashmir, where the actual game starts. A special technique of hand-spun and handloom weaving by the artisans of Srinagar, Kashmir make this Pashmina a luxury product. Those type of hand-woven shawls are made simply into many designs and patterns. . Most of the shawls woven in Kashmir is designed by the fine embroidery famously known as SOZNI WORK. This type of embroidery is done through a fine needle to cover the design with many colors of stitching of silk/cotton on the scarf. This procedure takes a long time depends on the design graphed on the shawl. It can goes more than a year to complete a PASHMINA JAMAWAR SHAWL. Browse the Collection of luxury Pashmina Shawls at KashCrafts.