Berk Cashmere was established in 1961. Recognized as a British institution and the world over for understated elegance and style. Berk has shops in New York and London. They offer timeless pieces of the very best and most luxurious Scottish spun cashmere. Scotland, folk law says it has a secret ingredient that make it's cashmere the softest of its kind. Volcanic geology...this "secret'' water supply dates back 330 millon years coining the phrase "Soft Scottish Waters".