is a Kashmiri shawl that is total embroidered on the whole cloth. History of Pashmina's
very old, it was manufactured
articles that are presented to the imperial royal family and
the old days, Jamawar Muslim craftsmen
was getting huge reward from the ruling class by
Shawl over the years. Jamawar Shawls
are displaying the
of all over India , are
lost glory of
bygone days. Size
3,4 meters in
length and width. The
embroidery of old Jamawar was done
by one craftsmen, it took to complete for
very long years .
The average size of modern Jamawar is 2.10
used as a fabric of Jamawar.
large size of Jamawar are sometimes produced too.
The modern Jamawar is also embroidered by one craftsman. The craftsmen
pattern with fabric, using the woodcut painted ink and they embroider along
the patterns. Generally it takes 2 or 3 years to complete the embroidery.
As described above, the Jamawar was symbol of princely privilege once.
However, as a result of low volume production, it is extremely
to obtain this
shawl in the 21st century too.
The replicas of Old special Jamawar are woven in Kashmir. It is not needle work shawl. This Old Jamawar
is called as Kani Jamawar by local suppliers and manufactures.
Kani Jamawar is woven in the same way of carpet. It is the most expensive
shawl in Kashmir. However, some wealthy people prone to purchase them for
wedding ceremony in India.