HISTORY OF GILGITI CAP AND SHANTI:
The traditional hat of Gilgit-Baltistan is a soft, round-topped, men’s hat, typically made of wool and found in any of a variety of earthy colors: brown, black, gray,1 or ivory. Before it is fitted, the traditional hat resembles a bag with a round, flat bottom. The wearer rolls up the sides nearly to the top, forming a thick band, which then rests on the head like a beret or cap.
Majorly this cap with shanti introduced before 80’s and it gained popularity in Northern areas but mainly this cap has been considered in our cultural wearings. Masses mainly from NAGAR Valley and Hunza Valley wearing and considering as part of cultural stuff .
As long as our culture is concerned we proudly wearing this cap specially with shanti which give a uniqueness in our personality. From the last few years this cap has gained many fame in the whole Pakistan and people loved to this cap and its uniquely designed bands with white shanti. People mostly preferred to wear while cap with shanti specially cultural gatherings, festivals and other marriage ceremonies .
We wear this Owesome and perfectly looking cap in special events and marriage ceremonies .Most importantly one CAP is dedicatedly prepared for the groom with owesomly looking shanti which give the real feelings of happines .
We are going to share its local setup WHERE cap is professionally prepared by well experinced person from thole, nagar valley. .
Production of Gilgiti Cap:
Thread is prepared by gathering of hairs form different hides .Which is then arranged locally called(Philam) Philam is then transferred into thread .It will take couple of weeks and then this thread is present for the production grounds.This production can not takes place without a well experienced person.(Later On)
Announcement From the office of DC Nagar:
تمام اہلیان نگر کو ٹوپی شانٹی ڈے کی تقریب میں بھر پور انداز میں شمولیت اختیار کرنے کی دعوت دی جاتی ہے۔