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How to identify a fake pashmina from an original one

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How to identify a fake pashmina from an original one?

When talking about luxurious shawls, Pashmina is what crosses your mind first. Stay warm and look elegant for the winter season with stylish and dainty pure pashmina shawls and stoles.

It’s not easy at times to tell apart a real pashmina from a fake one. But, don’t worry there are some simple checks you can do!

#1 Check the appearance: The Pashmina must have a matte finish to it. A little bit of fabric sheen is alright but too much shine is an indication that your Pashmina is fake!

#2 Check the diameter: An authentic manufacturer will mention it to you that the best grade Pashminas are available for 14-15.5 microns. Lower the micron count, lighter and softer will be the product.

#3 Do the Burn Test: A tough test to perform on your precious Pashmina shawl but this can help determine the purity of the product. You could perform this test on the fringes which wouldn’t ruin the design or harm the material. If it gives a burnt hair kind of odor and the ash is powdery, rest assured it is pure. But, if it smells like plastic or it catches big flames alas it’s polyester.

#4 The Rub Test: This is probably the easiest test to conduct. The logic behind this is that acrylic or polyester fabrics accumulate static electricity, so when you rub the fabric, it gives out sparks. Whereas, if there’s no sound or spark, you would know that the pashmina is pure.

Since these are exclusive luxurious fabrics, you have to be careful while choosing your pure pashmina. Try checking pure pashmina sales online or look for pashmina scarves in Delhi to find what you are looking for. Just apply the tests outlined above! That’s it.

To help you in your quest further, here are some more simple guidelines:-

  • Pure Pashmina shawls prices range from 200$ and go up to 1000$ ( 14000-70000 INR )

  • Stoles and scarves you can obtain for approximately half the price of a Shawl

  • Check for Pure Pashmina shawls Sales and Deals Online as well

Ahujasons is one of the few producers of exclusive and exquisite Pashmina shawls, scarves and stoles with a spectacular range and stunning weaves! Our legacy is defined by our product range. Just visit our website to check out pure pashmina shawl price or if you would like to buy pashmina shawls online.

Best Of Luck! Happy Shopping!

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