The Orenburg region of Russia is famous for its shawls, known as Orenburg down shawls and scarves
and wedding ring shawls
, finely knit lace shawls which have been created in the region for over 300 years. Although the shawls are quite large, a shawl knit in the traditional fashion can be pulled through a wedding ring because the knitting is so fine. The down hair of Orenburg goats is the thinnest in the world, thus products made of Orenburg down hair are especially soft and tender.
Elegance, finesse, exclusivity, beauty - this is all about Orenburg goat scarves. It may decorate evening woman dress, it is a nice addition to business style costume, it is an utilitarian and decorative part of everyday dress.
The Orenburg shawls are made from a blend of silk and indigenous goat fiber, similar to cashmere. The silk helps hold the shape of the lace and increases the strength of the shawl. The shawls are knitted into a variety of geometric designs and in many shapes; rectangular, square and triangular. Color varies depending on the coloring of the goats.
Orenburg goat down shawls are unique products and they demand unique equipment, unique technological process and high skill of workers at Orenburg shawl factory. The main part is knitted by hand, only routine operations are done by machines. It helps knitters to concentrate on creative work of shawl knitting and makes the items more perfect.
We are pleased to present you our best selection of Orenburg shawls which are grouped by size and thickness:
- Down lace scarves can be used as head scarves as well as shoulder shawls,
- Wedding ring shawls have become an original visit card of Russia, they are like a veil of a Snow Queen so white, so clean, so transparent!
- Open work down pashminas which graceful patterns will add a touch of elegance to any wardrobe. High quality of hand-made Orenburg shawls is guaranteed by the label of Orenburg shawl factory.