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Shahtoosh Shawl price in Pakistan

The price of Junaid Safdar’s antique Shahtoosh Shawl has left Pakistanis in shock.

According to reports, Junaid safdar wore a ‘Shahtoosh’ shawl on one of his weddings events worth more than 3  million rupees(17000$).

People are inquiring about the actual price of the Shawl ever since Junaid Safdar was seen waring it on his wedding to Ayesha Saif.

Here’s what you want know about Shahtoosh Shawl and the reason why it costs so much: 

Shahtoosh (also written shahtush, a Persian word meaning “king of fine wools”) is a fine type of wool made from the hair of the Tibetan antelope. It is also a metonym for a type of Kashmir shawl traditionally made of shahtoosh wool. The Shahtoosh shawl is now a banned item with possession and sale being illegal in most countries for the Chiru is an endangered species under CITES. However, the weaving of Shahtoosh shawls continues in secret in Kashmir due to high demand by western buyers. Shahtoosh is the world’s finest wool having the lowest micron count.

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