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***Cashmere tailor-made***

May Mei

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***Cashmere tailor-made***

This wonderful package is tailor-made for one of our customers.  Tailor-made cashmere with our tailor-made buttons.  If you want to create your own piece for whom you care , please feel free to contact us at cs@cashmerefamily.com 


What is Cashmere?

May Mei

Tags care, cashmere, fiber, fine, light, texture, wash, wool

What is Cashmere?

Cashmere wool, usually simply known as cashmere, is a fiber obtained from cashmere goats  and other types of goat. Common usage defines the fiber as a wool but in fact it is a hair, and this is what gives it its unique characteristics as compared to sheep's wool. The word cashmere is an old spelling of the Kashmir region in northern India and Pakistan. Cashmere is fine in texture, strong, light, and soft. Garments made from it provide excellent insulation, approximately three times that of sheep wool. Cashmere is also softer than regular wool.


How to Wash Cashmere

May Mei

Tags care, care instruction, cashmere, wash, washing

How to Wash Cashmere

How to wash Cashmere? Cashmere is a luxurious fabric which requires delicate care. NEVER place cashmere items in the washer or dryer. Hand washing works best. When hand washing use cold water and a very mild soap or shampoo even clean water is just fine. Gently work the suds through the fabric and rinse thoroughly with cold NEVER wring or twist the material as it will lose its original shape. When drying cashmere, gently squeeze excess water (again, do not wring or twist). Lay the cashmere out on a clean towel, adjusting it to its original shape, and roll the...