- Cashmere is one of the world’s finest and most delicate natural fibres.
- Please ensure to get your cashmere shawls & wraps professionally dry cleaned regularly.
- Steam ironing on a periodic basis also helps retain the delicate texture of the cashmere product.
Storing Cashmere to prevent moths:
- Ensure to get your cashmere wraps professionally dry cleaned or laundered before storing for long periods.
- Aerate your cashmere articles periodically, preferably once a month to avoid moths in your exclusive pashmina products.
- It is advisable that you Store your cashmere in a drawer or storage box with dried Azadirachta indica or Indian Lilac sachets or lavender sachets to repel moths.
- If you want to store your cashmere over a longer seasonal period, you can also consider getting plastic zip storage bags so that moths can’t penetrate it.
If You Notice An Infestation:
If your precious cashmere has already been infested; don’t panic!!
- Just put the infested article in a sealable plastic bag & place it in the freezer for a couple of days. Then take them out & once they are at room temperature, then lightly dust it & store it back.
Pilling & De-pilling of Cashmere :
- The tiny little fuzz balls that are formed with use on the shawls are a natural occurrence. Referred to as "pilling", they are not indicative of bad quality - it is an intrinsic characteristic of the fine cashmere fibre.
- Take a razor or electric de-bobbler to the shawl. By removing the pills in this way, as opposed to pulling them off, the shawl or wrap will soften even more.
- If cared for properly, your cashmere will remain in its original luxurious quality.