Free Shipping for Christmas

Free Shipping for Christmas

Woohoo! Free Shipping Australia Wide for Christmas up to the 15th December 2019.  No matter what you purchase, whether its a locket, pashmina, silk shawl or maybe an infinity scarf you will receive free standard shipping. (Express shipping charges still apply). So take a wander through our shop I am sure you will find something great. To…

Shibori Silk Infinity Scarf

Shibori Silk Infinity Scarf

Our Shibori Silk Infinity Scarf or Silk Necklace Scarves have been designed and made in Vietnam especially for Distinct Impressions. These Silk Infinity Scarves are part of our new Distinct Impressions Label. When you see an item with our label on it, you know that this is a quality item and the integrity of the item…

Purple agate

Purple Agate Energies

As a person who is attracted to the rich and vibrant colour purple I was infatuated with Purple Agate. So when my supplier presented some pendants I took the opportunity to purchase some in the hope that you would love them They say you are attracted to certain stones mine is Amethyst and Agate.  So…

Pure pashmina

How To Identify Pure Pashmina

Now that you know that “ Pashmina” is a style and “Pashmina Wool” is Cashmere. Let’s talk out recognising “Pashmina Wool”. Here are a couple of things you can do through observation. With the introduction of our new range, I believe that this is important for you to feel comfortable with your purchase. Rub the…

Distinct Impressions Brand

Today I received notification from IP Australia that my Trademark has been accepted & registered. You may think well what does that mean. To me, it means a great deal and its very exciting. – It’s a step forward in my little business and a step to protecting my brand. I can label my products…

Mothers Day Orders

So I am turning 60 and I have decided that this year instead of a party I am going on a mini holiday. I know that it is slightly inconvenient being around Mothers Days but everything that needs to be sent will be done by May 6 2019. We will not be processing orders for…

lets talk pashmina

Lets Talk Pashmina

So now we’ve spoken about Pashmina /Scarf lets talk about Pashmina the textile. Pashmina, better known as cashmere, is one of the softest fibres found in nature. It is obtained from the soft hair that grows on the underbelly, under arms, and chest of the mountain goat “capra hircus”. This goat lives at high altitudes…

womens foundation nepal

Introducing The Womens Foundation of Nepal

Nepal is a country of great cultural ethnic and religious diversity.  It is also a patriarchal society with women discriminated against in many aspects of life.  This includes prominent issues of domestic violence, sexual abuse, sexual discrimination, witch hunting, poverty, child labour and many systemic problems. The Women’s Foundation Nepal is a non-profit and non-governmental…

Screen printing pashmina

Summing it all up

Up until now I haven’t mentioned much about the Nepal part of our trip.  The main purpose of my trip was to find reliable suppliers of “Pashmina” products whether they be the style Pashmina or the material Pashmina and to learn and understand the manufacturing process. The second part was to ensure that the products…