Cashmere History


Khojasteh Termeh was launched in 1901 by the late Hussein Abbas (Khojasteh) management.

He is one of the most famous textile manufacturers and producers; cashmere and art student of Ghiyasuddin Naghshband Yazdi  who had an important role in the development and introduction of the Termeh. Haj-abbas-khojasteh most innovative designs and the role they have on the market during his fertile life has affected his trained students (including his son, Khalil blessed) and are extensively in use.

After his death in 1946, Khojasteh Termeh was continued with the management of Haj Khalil Khojasteh.

The late Khalil Khojasteh, was born in 1920, in a religious family who were engaged in the textile industry.

After completing the primary school at the age of 14, he entered the textile industry and because of particular interest to the art of weaving and due to the creativity and innovation he had in this industry, he produced textiles such as scarves, tie, shirt and suit fabrics, wall coverings, bedspreads, handmade rugs, with Khojasteh trade mark. The late Haj Khalil had a special skill in designing and weaving Termeh.

Golestan designs, Quranic frame, Frost, Diba, Crown and.... are many examples of his work that still exist. A part of his efforts in Termeh industry is Daraie weaving and coloring cords assets (Pichon Closing) was some of his special skills. Due to difficulties in the handmade textile and high consumption of Termeh, he imported several knitting devices from Bamako of Japan in 1967. In 1969, he invented piece-by-piece texture method for knitting machines that produced Termeh.  This began a new chapter in their management for many years with all products, especially Termeh that led to an international reputation and became a brand. 

In addition to professional success and artistic activities, special attention to charitable and social activities is also notable.  Especially repairing tile dome of Imamzadeh Seyed Rukn al-Din Mohammed, membership and active participation on the Board of Sponsors of the Friday Mosque, changing Bath of Village Tezerjan to shower trays, reconstruction, widening of Yazd way into the top ten routes, the revival of several subterranean bands, and fertilizing several hectares of bare land. He passed away in 2001.
Termeh knitting activities is now managed by his son, Mohammed Sadiq and is recorded and world famous with the "Khojasteh Termeh".