White Orenburg Handmade Down Shawl
|78% goat down, 22% cotton
|59 x 59'' (150 x 150 cm)
Care: Dry clean recommended.
The Orenburg Handmade Down Shawl is a hand-knitted shawl of the goat's down and the thread warp, and which is so fine that it can pass through a wedding ring, while the complete shawl does fit into a goose egg. These shawls have been known since the second part of the XVII century. The historians believe that the Orenburg downy shawl symbolizes a snow cover in the steppe. Others think that the shawl is a symbol of the steppe feather grass with its cotton wool.
Natural fibers perfectly adjust to the body temperature and provides thermal balance; it keeps you cool on hot days and preserves your body heat in the cold. Breathable, lightweight, warm and cozy, these amazing handmade shawls are the luxury pieces that don’t date in terms of style, and which they’ll be able to keep a lifetime.
Wear it like a scarf around your neck, put over your head, or throw it over your shoulders. This beautiful accessory will make your outfit look amazing! In addition, this pretty accessory is the perfect gift for any occasion.
"In this evening, cold, dark and severe,
When the wind makes the snowdrifts tall,
Please, slip over your shoulders, my dear,
The warm Orenburg downy shawl. "