Cashmere is the down of the Capra Hircus goat, which is found at
elevations of 14,000 feet and above, where temperatures rarely rise above minus
30 degrees centigrade in winter.
Cashmere is the goat's soft underbelly down, which lies under the coarse
outer hair. Each goat produces only about 3 ounces or 90 grams of cashmere each
The Capra Hircus goat is found in the high plateau regions of
Kashmir, Nepal and the central plains of Inner Mongolia.
What are the different grades of
Cashmere is available in several grades, including "Grade-A", "Grade-B" and so on. We offer only the highest quality
cashmere products made with "Grade-A" cashmere. The best grade of cashmere is 14-15.5 microns
in diameter and all the pashmina and cashmere products that we offer are made with this very fine grade of cashmere.
How many Ply's are your cashmere products?
Ply's are strands of yarn twisted together
to make one piece of yarn. Two-ply is thicker than one-ply, and so on. Our
products are offered in the following ply's:
|Shawls, Wraps and Ponchos
|Scarves, Robes and Throws
||3 and 4 ply
||2 and 4 ply
|Blankets & Overcoats
|Hats, Gloves & Socks
Where are your cashmere products made?
Cashmere wraps and shawls, full length
robes, throws and blankets are all made in Nepal.
Cashmere overcoats, short robes, jackets, pants, hats, gloves, socks and travel sets are made in China.
Cashmere sweaters and scarves are made both in Nepal and China.
Where can I view the
To see our color guide, please
How do I select the
To see our sizing guide, please
How do I care for my cashmere products?
We recommend dry cleaning all pashmina and cashmere products. For
more information on how to care for cashmere products, please
Why should we order from your
Our company has been an
online retailer of pashmina and cashmere products since 1999, with more than
40,000 satisfied customers all over the globe.
We are proud to have a stellar track record with fabulous customer
testimonials, which you can read by clicking
here. We also offer 100%
satisfaction guarantee to all our customers.
Finally, we sell only "Grade-A" cashmere products. Customers are welcome
to order from multiple sources to compare our superior quality with that of
any other online retailer.