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hand processing wool to make shawls and stoles by Bhotia ladies in the Himalayas

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Yak wool shawl 
I bought this after realizing that this is made from pure yak wool which is rare to find these days. This is going to be a collectible for me. Looking forward to do business with you again, LAXMI N.,  India
Superior quality & beauty
We have recently bought several scarves from HW’s for the 1st time. These scarves are high quality handmade artistry. The blends of colors are gorgeous. And, their customer service & communication is wonderful. We are planning to continuing buying more scarves! Ileana K., United States
Pretty in pink
This shawl now keeps Marion warm in the Netherlands. She says she loves the comfort and softness it gives her. Thank you again Himalayan Weavers. We can always rely on you to find special gifts for our loved ones., Margaret,  Australia
Beautiful quality and fine design, will be appreciated for many years to come. Service was friendly and shipping fast. Highly recommend. Anna w.,  India
A perfect meditation shawl. Warm and so soft. Used daily with gratitude to the makers., M J Moon,  Australia
Warm, elegant and luxurious
This is a really soft and weighty feeling stole with beautiful gentle colours. I gave it to a friend for a special birthday; it's that kind of quality. Another 10/10 for Himalayan Weavers, Sophie H.,  United Kingdom
Yak Wool Shawl for men
We’re thrilled with the shawl. It is so incredibly soft and warm. This’ll help my Bombay husband get through a Delhi winter. Now I’m eyeing the smaller size. Thank you, Kiran, Kiran S. India
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Handwoven with woo dyed with

madder and shellac

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Handwoven with cotton and linen dyed with

tesu (flame of the forest) flowers

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Handwoven with wool dyed with

indigo and tesu (flame of the forest) flowers

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Handwoven with wool dyed with

harada (myrobalan) and tea

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Yak wool shawl

Handwoven with Yak wool from Changthang valley in Ladakh

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Pashmina Shawl

Handwoven with pashmina from Changthang valley in Ladakh. 

Dyed with indigo and tesu flowers

handspinning wool to make handwoven shawls for women


hanwoven shawls and stoles of wool and pashmina


hand dyeing using natural dyes to make woollen and pashmina shawls and stoles

Natural Dyes

showroom selling handwoven wool and pashmina shawls and stoles

Our shop in

Rajpur (Dehradun)

patricia alam owner himalayan weavers
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About Us

Himalayan Weavers was set up by Patricia and Ghayur Alam in 2005.


Ghayur Alam has a Ph.D from the University of Manchester, UK, in technology policy. His interests include mountain agriculture, rural development and the use of environmentally friendly technologies.


Patricia Alam has been living in India since 1983. She taught Drama and English in the UK and the British School in New Delhi before settling in Masrana near Mussoorie in the Himalayas.

We make shawls, stoles and scarves, with wool, pashmina and eri-silk. All our products are coloured with natural dyes and hand-woven in villages around us.  Read more here

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We live and work in a small village called Masrana which is outside Mussoorie town in the Himalayas. It is a beautiful and interesting area. Our house and dyeing workshop are on a ridge with a view of both the Himalayan peaks and Dehradun valley. Many of the villages around us are old and rich in the culture and architecture of the Garhwal Himalayas. Hope these photos will give you some idea of our surroundings.  

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