The Cashmere Goat Association (until 2014 known as the Eastern Cashmere Association) is a non-profit corporation organized to provide education about cashmere goats and their fiber. Originally founded in 1992, the Cashmere Goat Association (CGA) brings together breeders, fiber artists and others interested in these charming animals and the fiber they grow.
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What is Pashimna?
Pashmina refers to a type of fine cashmere wool and the textiles made from it and was first invented in India. The name comes from Pashmineh (پشمینه), Persian for “made from “pashm” (meaning “wool” in Persian) The wool comes from changthangi or Pashmina goat, which is a special breed of goat indigenous to high altitudes of the Himalayas in Nepal, Pakistan and Northern India. Pashmina shawls are hand spun, woven and embroidered in Nepal and Kashmir, and made from fine cashmere fibre..
5 Reasons why luxury pashmina is the Ultimate fibre
Pashmina is one of the most versatile fibres available and has been creating luxury clothing for centuries.
You will find it makes a very soft material for when you build your own sofa.
It is known as the “Diamond Fibre” or “Soft Gold of Asia”, is the finest, softest and warmest wool found in nature. Continue reading