The Name Pashmina Is Used Indiscriminately By Weavers, And Can Be Found On Cheap, Synthetic-fiber Shawls As Well As Wraps Made With A Mix Of Wool And Silk Fibers.

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After a global ban Wholesale pashmina on shahtoosh, a wool derived from the hair of an endangered Tibetan antelope, shawls made from pashmina wool are considered the world's finest and are exported worldwide. According to officials, nearly 50,000 pashmina shawls are still woven in Kashmir a year. Local legend has it that Kashmiri shawls came to Europe after French emperor Napoleon Bonaparte presented one to his wife Josephine more than two centuries ago. Kashmiri pashminas, with intricate embroidery, can now fetch as much as 500,000 Indian rupees ($10,000) a piece at trendy boutiques and de

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But Even This Was Cold Comfort.

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Winter was worse. On the coldest days of December, we and many MPs worked in our offices in coats and scarves. Fingerless gloves were the must-have fashion item so you could keep warm and type at the same time. A colleague sobbed frozen tears of joy when a radiator was accidentally delivered. But even this was cold comfort. We soon learned it could only be plugged into some sockets without blowing the wiring at this end of the building. The temperature is not great. The ceiling is falling in. Read More A surprise delivery of a radiator could only be plugged into certain sockets General dila

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