Pashmina refers to a type of cashmere wool and textiles made from cashmere. The name comes from pashmineh, from the Persian meaning "made from wool". For hundreds of years, cashmere have been manufacturered in Kashmir and Nepal. Mimi & Thomas cashmere are made with the finest grade of cashmere wool from the ultra soft undercoat of famous Changra goats in Nepal.
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Pashmina or Changthangi Goat (capra hircus laniger) is native to the Himalayas. They are acclimated to the high altitudes and cold climate of the Lakakhi Chanthangi or Baltistan (Kashmir region). They were used as pack animals and as a source of some of the finest cashmere wool. They must live in harsh, windy climates to generate the soft undercoat, for which demand has always exceeded supply. Experts say their numbers are dwindling which led to the cloning of the first Pashmina goat…
A cashmere goat is any breed of goat that produces cashmere wool, the goat's fine, soft, downy, winter undercoat, in commercial quality and quantity
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