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Nepali Pashmina

Pashminas displayed in a local shop. Image: flickr/Patrick Gage Kelley

1997 to 2000 were boom years for the pashmina industry in Nepal. Markets in the West were so enamored by the elegance of Nepali pashmina that they just couldn’t have enough. According to a leading manufacturer then, orders were doubling and quadrupling every other month. Continue reading