Mountain Meadow Ladakhi Pashmina Scarf
Prepare to be knocked out when you touch the Mountain Meadow for the first time. Seriously. This scarf is one of the first pieces brought to you with pride in Silk Road Spaceship's new collaboration with LENA, a Ladakh based pashmina company creating the finest pashminas we've ever come across in our years of travel to the Himalayas. Each piece in this exclusive collection is handwoven from ethically sourced, handspun, Changra pashmina from the Chang Tang Plateau. LENA creates its items in small batches, with natural, locally sourced botanical dye materials. Whether you purchase one of these pashminas for yourself or as a gift for someone special, you'll be comforted to share your support for of sustainable and dignified source of livelihood for Ladakhi women artisans.
ABOUT THE WEAVE: Wrap yourself in a Himalayan mountain meadow. An elegant weave of gold, beige, and walnut brown works its magic to create this gorgeous scarf. The Mountain Meadow Scarf is an investment piece that will carry you through these strange times and well into the brighter days ahead. Luxurious and thick, this is not the paper-thin pashmina ubiquitous in the United States and often coming from questionable, less than ethical manufacturers. The pashmina comes with a reusable, hand-sewn fabric pouch so you can easily tuck it in your suitcase or store it in your closet. Gift wrapping available upon request. This item ships priority mail, free of charge.
SIZE: 37 cm x 180 cm (Approximately 15 in x 70 in)
ABOUT THE DYES: This scarf is dyed with walnut and marigold. The marigold (Gursak) used for this scarf is grown in Ladakh's Leh Valley's semi-arid hills. The flowers create beautiful, bright yellow, soft green, gold, and chartreuse shades. Marigolds are known to have skin healing properties and also keep aways pests in gardens.
Hand or machine wash on delicate cycle with mild soap. Line dry. Iron or steam press with moderate heat.
Returns on unworn items gladly accepted within 30 days of purchase. Buyer to pay return shipping costs.