Women's Hand Woven Cashmere Wool Shawls(26 items)
"Karmabhoomi uses Ladakh’s abundant resources to generate incomes for the villagers which will be invested in the local people's education."
Popular Women's Hand Woven Cashmere Wool Shawls
Turquoise and Ivory 100% Pashmina Wool Handmade Shawl, "Serene Waters"
Woven by hand from pashmina wool, this elegant reversible shawl in vibrant turquoise blue and ivory is presented by Karmabhoomi. Pashmina wool is the finest type of cashmere and comes from the Pashmina goat, a species native to Ladakh. The high altitude and cold temperatures of the Ladakh region in India result in Pashmina goat hair that is especially long, warm and lightweight, for a soft and luxurious wrap that is sure to keep you warm.
Handwoven Checkered Cashmere Wool Shawl from India, "Checkered Changthang"
Checkered motifs in black and ivory are bordered by poppy red in this mesmerizing shawl from India. Karmabhoomi designs the shawl, diligently handweaving it in the jacquard technique from cashmere. Lightweight and warm, pashmina cashmere represents an old cultural tradition from Changthang. It is collected by nomads from domesticated goats, which grow long hairs under their fur to protect against the cold weather there.
Pinstripe Cashmere and Silk Blend Shawl from India, "Elegant Pinstripes"
Indian artisans diligently hand-weave this shawl from a luxurious cashmere and silk blend. Working to provide local villagers with artisanal skills, Karmabhoomi presents this shawl, which features elegant pinstripes of olive and snow white. Petite fringes complete this lovely accessory at each end. The shawl's width allows it to double as a scarf.
Hand Woven Saffron Cashmere and Silk Blend Shawl from India, "Kashmir Dreams in Saffron"
Passionate about helping local communities, the Karmabhoomi artisan group promotes self-sufficiency by teaching Indian villagers how to use available resources to craft beautiful textiles. The artisans hand-weave this saffron shawl using a traditional pattern known as Crafted with a luxurious blend of cashmere and silk, the soft and lightweight shawl features a subtle fringe.