Handwoven peace silk, from cruelty-free raised and processed Bombyx Mori silk moths. Lightly slubbed structure. Also called silk noil. Warming fabric, very nice drape.
Super generous size of 70-200cm Woven on a four shaft loom, which makes it denser than a two shaft loom weave. Finished with twisted fringes.
These scarves often are finished using a silk starch so they can be pressed neatly. I recommend soaking the scarf in a bucket of water with four spoons of bran overnight, which will desolve the starch. No need to scour.
Oatmeal coloured, unbleached silk, handwoven by skilled craftsmen and women in a rehabilitation centre for physically challenged people in India. The centre provides individuals with an education, learning a craft, and work to support their families.
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