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Scarf Hilica *Seconds*
Scarf Hilica *Seconds*
Scarf made from organic peace silk on a handloom in India. Eri silk scarf from India handspun and handwoven in a yellow color. Naturally dyed with the ayurvedic plant myrobalan. Organic and natural material, 100% peace silk. Slow and ethically made.
Natural dyeing with myrobalan in Assam

Scarf Hilica *Seconds*

Regular price €79.00 Sale price €60.00

hilica (Assamese) - myrobalan

On this scarf there are slight color differences in the weave. You can see the details on the picture. The color is also lighter than in the pictures.

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  
      • windproof and very robust fabric, ideal for any season
      • naturally dyed with myrobalan, a plant also widely used in Ayurveda
      • 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