QUALITY OF CASHMERE SWEATERS
Make sure you understand the difference between quality cashmere and cheap cashmere. Just like any other expensive product there are levels of quality that can be found from the bottom to the top. The process to get cashmere is expensive and very time consuming. Cashmere fibers are not equal and the process taken to turn the raw fibers into a cashmere sweater is far from equal. It is this process that determines the feel and quality of the finished product. It is not different than a wool or cotton sweater. You know when your hand first touches the cashmere sweater if it is of high quality or poor quality and once you slip it on the quality of the manufacturing is immediately realized.
It is extremely important when invest in a cashmere sweater that you do not just buy the piece for appearance and the fashion statement that it will make when it is on your body. Cashmere sweaters take a long time to make and our resource intensive. It is also a material that is in high demand and can often be in short supply so countries and businesses will go to great lengths to get the best materials. So do not think of your cashmere sweater as just another sweater. Take care of the product and do not just buy them for their fashion value. Buy staple styles that can worn for decades and not cashmere sweaters that are only good for the immediate winter or fall season. Baby Cashmere comes from the young Hycrus / Hicrus goats. This cashmere is arguable the softest and finest cashmere in the world. The cashmere is created by extracting the fibers from the Hircus / Hycrus goats through an extremely delicate process. Do not worry, this process does not hurt the animal whatsoever.