Famed Kashmir carpet faces uncertain future


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Kashmir carpets were famous around the world for intricate designs and durability. With a clientele spread over Europe, the US and West Asia, hundreds of thousands worked in thousands of handlooms at the peak of its business creating fine Cashmere carpets.But over past many years, business has nosedived, leaving behind a handful weavers.Experts say the industry tracing its origin to Persia has been hit hard by machine-made fake copies and low tourist influx to the valley