A lovely and elegant handcrafted winter accessory, this will always be cherished for its soft warmth and versatility. The extreme cold winters of Himachal have necessitated wool weaving that has evolved into distinct craft forms for each of these states. The extremely soft and warm Angora wool comes from the Angora rabbit. The wool is sheared from the animal, the yarn is mixed with wool at home, and then woven by members, mostly women of the Bhotia community living at high altitudes of close to 7000 feet in Uttarakhand, for whom this has become a primary source of livelihood. The yarn has an incredibly soft and silky texture and is extremely sought after by connoisseurs of warmth. Given its ultra-fine character, the Angora fibre has to be woven with Merino wool in order to impart more strength to the Angora fibre to withstand the friction and cohesion among the fibres while spinning. Wool is obtained from migratory mountain goats, angora rabbits, and sheep bred in farms.
- Material : Angora Wool
- Craft : Wool Weaving & Embroidery
- State : Uttarakhand
- Colour : Grey & Purple
- Measurements : Length - 190cm x Width - 30 cm
- Product weight : 215 grams
- Special Attention : Handwoven. Kindly allow for minor weaving defects.
- Shipping Info : Dispatched in a maximum of 6 business days. Returns accepted within 12 days of delivery.
- UOM : Pieces
Dryclean recommended. Gentle hand wash.
Packer's Details -Nirvana Craft House Pvt Ltd
Marketed by -Okhai Center for Empowerment, B-319, Sumel 8 Nr Ajit mill Cross road, Rakhiyal, Ahmedabad -380023 Gujarat (24) ,India
Customer Care Handeled by -Okhai Center for Empowerment, 4th floor Shivalik Point, Nr. Mithakhali Six Road, Navrangura, Ahmedabad -380009 Gujarat (24) ,India.
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NOTES FOR YOU
Cotton Apparel - Hand wash separately. Silk & Madhubani - Dry clean only. Baskets & Show Pieces - Clean with a wet cloth. For any other product - Please find the wash care in the product description.
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Country of Origin - India
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30 Days Free Return
Okhai Apparels - 30 Days Free Return. On SALE - No Return Refund. Please Note - Custom Made Handicrafts - No Returns No Refund as mentioned in the product description.
Estimated Delivery Time
Okhai Apparel - 4-6 Working Days. Custom Handicrafts - 15 to 30 days as artisans make it after they receive the order.
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