“Use of 2nd-Grade and Machine-made Material Brought Bad name to Kashmiri Handicraft”, a Washer-man

Kashmir’s handcrafted pashmina shawls could soon be a thing of the past. The proliferation of machine-made pashmina products has become a big threat to the livelihood of the state’s artisans who have been spinning and weaving pashmina for ages. According to the Jammu and Kashmir handicraft department, the export of pashmina shawls fell from Rs […]

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