At 5:30 am every day, 15100 feet above the sea level they rushed, separating his Pashmina goats ready for milking. The Changpa nomad and the goats both have learn to adapt to the tough terrain. The scenery is excited, unforgiving and beautiful. Be quick is to send the goats for the fodder of your day, a grazing pasture that might be miles away.
Beautiful elixir for the life of goats… In response to the severe cool of altitudes over about 15,000 feet, Capra Hircus, specie of goats produces an undercoat of extremely fine wool called Pashmina. “Soft gold”, it is actually translates as. The best thing is expand on the Himalayan Ibex’s underbelly.
The wool collect every spring prior to the goat grows a fresh coating each winter is cleaned. Combing separates the hard and the smooth materials. Then on the Charkha it is carefully hands spun. The wool vendor separates the yarn for use as warp and weft. For any colorful Shawl, the dyer at this time would start to see the yarn coming to his door. After dyeing, the hanks of wool morph into bobbins and are made ready for warping.
The designs are laid and an article or writer changes the designs onto a Talim in form of script or some hieroglyphics. It’s woven as Urdu is read (still left to right) and the Talim is read as you reads English (right to left). The Talim contains a set of symbol denoting various number of warp ends another set denoting the several colors the Kani (bobbin or small shuttles for the different colors of the design) has to go over. The expert weaver chants along from the Talim and the weavers play the music on the loom consequently. The weavers are in the looms for approximately 10 to 15 days to make a plain Pashmina and the number of days increases with the intricacy of the intricacy whether it is a Kani Pashmina shawl.
With their colored strips, intricate floral motifs, the shawls till a day remind us of Persian richness. Chand-dar or Moon shawl hosted a medallion at the heart and quarters in the corner similar to the ground it could adorn. Badams, Panjdar, Cheet misri, Kev Posh, Gul-e-noor jehan, Gulabkan, Yumberzal Posh, Marder, Gulkar, Ragas Chinar, created language, etc. of the shawls.
As contrast to the tastefully built up world of the humans of high esteem lay the vast stretches of grazing lands in the Himalayas.