When winter starts, it is advisable that you don your summer clothes to winter clothes like warm leather jackets, tall lengthy boots, and shawls. Having a shawl wrap around your shoulders makes you feel cozy and warm.
What Is a Shawl?
A shawl is a fabric clothing loosely worn over the shoulders, the upper body, and arms. It is predominately worn during the winter season and the rainy season to keep one warm.
The two most important elements of a shawl are the warmness it provides and the wideness to cover your chest, back, and shoulders.
Why Do People Wear Shawls?
Shawls are worn for different purposes like keeping one warm, religious beliefs, etc. According to the Hindu Dharma in India, an individual engaged in selflessly working for a social cause is eligible for felicitation. Presenting an individual with a shawl is a sign of respect.
How To Wear a Shawl?
Our Traditional Way of Making Shawls
1. MariangThis scarf is named Mariang which means “Nature” in the local language as it resonates the lush full green forest of Meghalaya. This shawl is wrap with 60/2 Eri silk yarn and weft with Handspun Eri silk yarn.
2. KyntangKyntang means blessed, according to the old traditions the three stipes at the end of the shawl is believed to bring good life and protection from evil. Its subtle color makes it a jack of all trades with any wear. This shawl is warp and weft with our Hand-spun Eri silk yarn.
The Yarns We Use For Making The Shawls Mentioned Above