Diamond Bird

SKU

PDIB01

Size

70 x 200 cm (2.3 x 6.6 ft)

Materials

80% Cashmere Pashmina, 20% Silk, Handmade in Nepal

Category

Cashmere Pashminas

From the Designer

The spotted pardalote, also known as the diamond bird, is one of the smallest birds in Australia. The little gem of a bird is hard to spot due to it’s size and is also difficult to locate, as their soft whistling calls to one another carry quite a distance. This bold, colorful cashmere pashmina shawl was inspired by this delightful creature.

This cashmere pashmina shawl is a blend of 80% cashmere pashmina wool and 20% silk for a luxurious feel, ultra lightweight and subtle sheen that doesn’t pill. Plus, it is 100% handmade in Nepal, meaning the wool is hand spun, hand woven, and hand dyed and the fabric is screen printed by hand.

Pashmina refers to a type of fine cashmere wool that comes from a special breed of goat, indigenous to the high altitudes of the Himalayan Mountains. Cashmere from Nepalese pashmina wool is the highest quality that exists due to the conditions that mountain goats have adapted to over centuries. In order to survive the harsh, cold climate, the mountain goats have developed exceptionally warm and light fiber that is six times finer than a human hair, and creates the most luxurious fabric in the world.

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