Indian silk fabrics, traditional attires, print motifs, hand embroidery, rich colors and colorful drapes are a few of the many Indian products and arts that have made a mark worldwide. The charm for Indian shawls, sarees and other ornate traditional attires has increased by leaps and bounds. The silk bounty from India has some absolutely street stopping designs and varieties.

Popular Indian Shawl Fabrics
Indian shawls have been hugely popular in India and across the geographical boundaries. They are laden with heavy embroidery works, ethnic decorative works, bright color tones, based on extremely soft and warm fabrics like silk, pashmina, cashmere, jamawar etc. Cashmere and pashminas are two of the most popular silk variants. They are used not just for manufacturing shawls, but also the trendier and a little more modern designs in scarves and stoles. Jamawar shawls are another popular variety in silk shawls. All these styles in Indian shawls are different in their fabric mixes and embroidery works. Prints and motifs generally have Asian influences, with lots of intricate hand works.

Adornment Styles
The charm of Indian shawls has touched not just the celebrities and glamor world, but has penetrated deep into the street fashion. Western culture has adopted the traditional Indian designs with open arms. Indian shawls and the way they are worn and adorned might be alien to the non-Asia users, but they have found their own unique ways. The wool and cotton mix fabrics are in vogue due to the light weightedness and added softness and luxury in the touch.

Designer Touch
Heavy embroidered wool and silk shawls are used for keeping warm, but apart from that they Indian shawls have also made it to international fashion shows and exhibitions, Designers have taken the Indian shawls varieties to another level all together. Designer variants in pashmina, cashmere and jamawar shawls in specific are a rage with the international designers and the clothing industry's leading names.