What is cashmere? why is it so expensive?

Published Date: 2017-07-20

Want to know—what is cashmere and why is it so expensive? Bingo! You are at right place. Cashmere is fibers made up from the fur of Chyangra—the mountain goats. Since these goats live in the Himalayan region, they adapt in such cold icy climate with their fine furs. These furs are removed from the body of Chyangra without harming or hurting them. It is normally believed that reproducing furs for these goats take around four years. Have you ever wondered about what makes these fibers so special?
These fibers are special because, no any technical complexities are required to produce a cashmere product. In addition to that, they become strong, are magnificently light, the texture is fine and very soft. Touch it and you shall feel its delicate softness, and these products serve you well during winter. It is about 10 times softer and warmer than any wool! Beside these qualities, longer and thick fiber is stronger and are also easier for craftsman to spin. No matter how old do they get, the cashmere products do not pill and do not go out of shape, either. The natural color of cashmere fiber is white and grey. The best-desired color is white that often do not require any intense processing. If dyed, cashmere fiber can lose its soft texture to some extent.
You might have now figured out why it is so expensive. The whole process—from collecting the furs to packing the product, is labor-intensive. On the other hand, any mistakes is quite expensive to bear. In addition to its strong, durable, exquisite and smooth texture, producing any kind of cashmere product require a lot of fur from Chyangra. However, you mustn't forget that the color, texture, and length of the fiber has lot to do with the cost of the fiber. In Nepal, collecting furs has been an important occupation in the mountain region. Since they are limited, companies also import fibers from other countries. But, no matter where you buy them, always be aware of their quality! The best way to buy is to visit the company and buy straight away or to buy from a repute cashmere company.
Kanchan Cashmere is a leading company distributing cashmere products in Nepal. We guarantee you about quality on your every purchase. To know more about what is cashmere and why is it so expensive, do not hesitate to contact us.


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Kanchan Cashmere is the leading Cashmere manufacturer in Nepal which supplies highest quality Cashmere products throughout the world. As a luxury Cashmere manufacturer and supplier, we deal in exclusive clothing and accessories including handmade and knitted sweaters, scarves, mitten, ponchos, gloves, socks and other items that cope up with the latest fashion trends. The unique properties of exceptional softness and warmth make this luxury fabric a preferred choice among people. Cashmere items are 40% warmer than normal wool and these items are the best to keep your body warm during cold winter.
Being the manufacturer of fine Cashmere products, we provide wide range of 100% Cashmere clothes for men and women in different colours and designs to provide our clients with more choice. We never compromise with quality which is why our technicians make quality checks on all our production cycles to ensure that our clients get the best finished product. All of our Cashmere products are customizable and the size, colour and grading of these items can be tailored to your requirement.

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