The bright colors and exuberant patterns of our Kantha Quilted Waist Jacket will bring happiness to your heart. Each piece is unique and crafted by hand from recycled saree fabric. Stitched together, the fabric is quilted for a relaxed fit and comfy feel.
The jacket is made by hand using a technique called 'kantha.' Kantha takes recycled saris, still worn by the majority of ladies in India, and cuts the fabric into small pieces. These pieces are then sewn together at the edges and joined using a running stitch. Kantha is four layers thick, and this whole process creates a soft quilted fabric. The jacket comes together at our studio with an adjustable button closure.
These amazing Natural Pashmina shawls are handmade from the finest quality cashmere in the world. The famed Pashmina, or Changthangi, goat was at the heart of the cashmere trade that started centuries ago in Kashmir where 'pashmina' literally translates to 'soft gold." Cashmere is made in many places around the world. The secret to pashmina is that it only comes from this special goat that lives high in the Ladakhi Himalaya.
Today, these light brown and cream goats wander the high elevations of the Indian Himalaya with their 'Changpa' herders. After spending the winter above 13,500 feet, they bring their goats down to the valleys in the summer and comb out the under fleece from their herds. The herders sell the raw pashmina to specialized craftsmen who comb, spin and weave the fibre by hand using traditional methods.
Our natural pashmina shawls are 100% pashmina and the color is all natural. These authentic pashmina shawls will add a touch of luxury to your wardrobe!
Size: 220 x 105 cm (87" x 41")
*We also carry a smaller version Natural Pashmina Scarf (220 x 76 cm, 87" x 30" ) so look for this product too!
Treat your self to the most luxurious scarves in the world! For centuries, ladies have treasured the beautiful hand-embroidered shawls from the idyllic Himalayan valley of Kashmir. The techniques have been passed down through the generations and now you can comfort yourself in the soft luxury and exquisite needlework of our pashmina shawls and stoles.
The elegant hand-embroidered pashmina shawl is a masterpiece of Kashmiri artistry! Nestled in the foothills of the Indian Himalaya, Kashmir is the original source for cashmere, hence the name, that was then exported to colonial Britain. Kashmir became famous for its soft materials as well as its rich designs and patterns.
This scarf is made from the soft hair of high altitude Changthangi goats from the Ladakh region. Skilled Kashmiri artisans then sew silk thread into intricate designs onto the pashmina, taking months and years depending on the design. Lastly, each scarf is signed by the artisan in silk thread as a seal of authenticity.
Size: 200 x 100 cm (79' x 39')
The stunning Quadra Cashmere Scarf is the pinnacle of quality and design. Himalayan artisans start by hand weaving the highest quality 100% cashmere, made from the soft inner neck hair of Hircus goats, and then dye it. Finally, they sew four colored panels together into one beautiful scarf. It's like four scarves in one, and the five designs are stylish for any season.
If you want to feel the finest quality on your skin, and have the best style around town, this scarf is for you. Once our customers try it on, they don't want to take it off!
Size: 200 x 70 cm (79' x 28')