Pashmina, also known as the fine cashmere wool, is the softest, luxurious and the warmest wool in the world. It comes from the hair of underbelly of mountain goat Capra Hircus, locally called “Chyangra”. Mountain goat is a special breed of goat indigenous to high altitudes ( 12000 ft. to 14000 ft.) of the Himalayan region where temperature goes down up to-40 degree centigrade. The thermo-conductivity of this type wool is the best in the world as it keeps mountain goat survive at -40 degree centigrade. Pashmina fiber is less than 14-19 microns in thickness making it very soft whereas human hair is approx. 75 microns thick. Pashmina is used to make luxurious products like shawls, sweaters, panchu, scarves, wraps and stoles etc. These products are hand spun, woven and embroidered by traditional weavers and artisans whose families have been in this occupation since ages.