The Pashm fiber is spun by hand to make the yarn finest as possible.Women hand spin the yarn on a spinning wooden wheel locally known as Charkha. Hand-spinning requires immense patience, dexterity and dedication.This painstaking gesture and skills are passed down over generations from mother to daughter.
Dyeing is done by hand. The Master dyer will first elaborate the color with quality pigment and dye the pashmina using colored baths of hot water. Afterward, the shawl will be block printed . The design pattern will serve as a guide for the embroidery and needle works.
Lace inlayed to cashmere shawl require Haute Couture skills, a rare dexterity and a rich technical metier often learn from the renowned parisian Maisons. The lace trim is cut firstly by hand to be inlaid within the shawl. The extreme difficulty is to stitch the lace inset and the cashmere fabric without fraying while guaranteeing invisible finishes.
Florenz Calais lace comes from France and is exclusively inlayed in a Madrid Atelier to guarantee a rare and perfect Haute Couture finishing.