What is cashmere?
Cashmere comes from Tibetan cashmere goats who originates from the Himalayas. The goats migrated with Chinese herders to Mongolia, Tibet and Northern provinces of China in the 10th and 12th centuries. With the development of the Asian empire, cashmere slowly began to enter the trade routes in the West. In the 13th century Marco Polo brought cashmere to Italy and here it became the fiber of choice among the aristocratic elite.