The Yaser Shaw Embroidered Pashmina Shawl is hand-spun and hand-woven. Yaser Shaw is a world-renowned artist and craftsman preserving a long family history of making luxury pashmina shawls, a Kashmiri Himalayan art. The artisans employed by his family workshops are highly skilled in this intricate process involving 36 stages from finely spinning pashmina yarns, handloom weaving, and hand-embroidering decorative motifs. Foremost, Yaser Shaw provides fair trade employment for both men and women with a mission to support the local artisan communities of Kashmir. Each piece is a truly unique and one-of-a-kind work of art. Handmade in Kashmir, India.