Luxury, class, and sophistication; Pashmina is the epitome of elegance. Derived from the word ‘Pashm’ which means gold, Cashmere Pashmina has always been in demand all over the world due to its unmatched quality and trademark ‘feather touch’. The original Pashmina is believed to be at least 100 years old, while Kashmiri Pashmina is known to be the best amongst all. Pashmina has always been an integral part of royalty; the rich hand embroidery on the delicate touch of Pashmina contains heavenly opulence.
Kashmir - the birthplace of Pashmina – had already been renowned for many of its specialties and pashmina was no different. It was a matter of time before the Mughals came to know about it and were charmed by its looks. Gradually, Pashmina became famous in Central Asia as well as Europe, the royalty took Pashmina shawls as a symbol of class. The French Monarch Napoleon Bonaparte gifted his wife an expensive Pashmina Shawl. In Iran, it was customary for people in political circles to gift Pashmina shawls. Maharaja Ranjit was known to have decorated his court with embroidered Pashmina shawls.