Afghan pashmina shawls, the most popular shawl in the world, are known for their softness and warmth. The word pashmina come form the Persian word “pashm” means soft and silk. Therefore the name itself represents the quality and coziness of the product. Pashmina is basically a fiber mostly found in the middle- east and central Asia made from a special breed of goat, originates in the high altitude of the Himalayas, named Changthangi or Pashmina goat, which sheds approximately 3-6 ounce of pashmina fibers each. Pashmina fibers are much softer, finer and thinner which gives the light weighted appearance to the product.
Afghan pashmina shawls are the most sensible and beautifully crafted shawls as they are hand embroidered, spun and woven. It is well crafted with bold colors and flower designs. It is most popular among the women as it put some extra feather to their beauty as they can use it as their hair dressing, shawls and scarves. Pashmina fibers are also used for scarves, stole and macho. It is mostly blended with silk, like 70% pashmina 30% silk but 50% pashmina and 50% silk blend is also available in the market, as it cannot stand with high tension.
Other use of pashmina shawls
As the pashmina is light weighted so it can be used round the year but it is perfect to use in the winter season and can be used for the home decoration also. You can use the pashmina shawls as a curtain, also as a chair cover. You can spread over the pashmina shawl over the back of the couch also. So you can see there are multiple uses of pashmina shawls.
Range of pashmina accessories
In the mid of 1990s the craze of pashmina was sky high resulting in exceeding demand than supply. You can get a different range of sizes of pashmina accessories like full sized shawl 36 × 80 in (0.91 × 2.0 m), “scarf” 12 × 60 in (0.30 × 1.5 m), “Macho” 12 × 12 ft (3.7 × 3.7 m), “wrap” or “stole” 28 × 80 in (0.71 × 2.0 m). So that you can gets the huge range of pashmina accessories according to your need. You can place your order to the respective maker to make it according to your requirement though it will be quite expensive.
So what you are thinking for? A great art is just waiting for you. It will be a nice gift for your beloved which will resemble her beauty.