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Scarf made from organic peace silk on a handloom in India
Natural dyeing with turmeric in Assam
Peace silk scarf with natural dyes with turmeric
Making natural dye of turmeric in the organic way
Harvesting turmeric for natural dye in Assam

Scarf Halodi

€79.00

halodi (Assamese) - turmeric

This scarf is hand-spun and hand-woven by our team in Assam. The silk is called eri silk and cultivated by Assamese tribal communities South West of Guwahati. It is a wild silk and the moth leaves a hole in the cocoon as it has to be empty before it can be processed. Therefore it has a structure which is rather similar to linen.
 
      • 100% eri silk from Assam
      • 40cm x 180cm // 70cm x 200cm
      • windproof and very robust fabric, ideal for any season
      • natural dyes with Assamese turmeric
      • farming: 45 days 
      • spinning: 2 days
      • dyeing: 1 day
      • weaving: 2 days + knotting fringes 
Please note: This product is entirely made by hand. Therefore, irregularities in thickness of yarn are characteristic to the craft of handspinning. The fabric and the dye will change over time - the silk is becoming softer and the dyes lighter.  Please cold wash only with mild detergent and dry in the shade. Do not soak. For more information visit: Care