MADE IN INDIA
From the thinly populated Hanle, Korzok andChushul to the quaint town of Ladakh, our rawcashmere discovers its true beauty on thelooms of Srinagar.
Unique, elegant, stylish and luxurious best describes our cashmere.
The craftsmanship, handiwork and dedication of many makes a near perfect piece.
Each skill set is mastered by a multitude of people who over a period of time and many generations have refined it.
There are 7 to 12 stages involved in the making of cashmere. Most of the steps are manually implemented, making it a long and arduous process.
The Cashmere Goat
The Capra hircus begins its descend towards greener pastures of Rupshu, Korzok and Hanle in the month of February
Raw hair is sorted out manually to remove admixture of outer coarse hair. A painstaking process, it takes eight hours to de-hair 50gms of pashm.
This is done manually on a spinning wheel locally called charkha. The charkha converts the fluff into yarn.
Our Cashmere covers a total distance of 1492 kilometers(927 miles) , from Hanle to New Delhi.
The raw cashmere, pashm, begins its journey in jute sacks and reaches Ladakh covering a distance of 255 kms.
Our pashm is then transported to Srinagar covering a distance of 422 kms. The grubby and greasy mass is transformed to a fabric of gossamer fineness.
Absolute Pashminas finished products begin their journey to New Delhi covering a distance of 815 kms.