SILK SCARF Raw Striped Khmer Cambodia
Raw silk scarves that are hand loomed on bamboo looms by artisans affected by landmines or HIV. These artisans live in the outer provinces of Cambodia and run their own businesses from home.
Cambodia's golden silk is spun from the cocoons of golden silkworms, rather than the white ones found elsewhere in the world. Our silk is washable, souple, strong, soft and shiny. It is cool on a hot day and warm during the cold season, lightweight and pleasant to wear.
Measure 170cm x 44cm
Fair trade, eco-friendly, sustainable.
Washing instructions for silk -
1. Place the garment in cold water with a gentle detergent, as silk is like hair, a gentle shampoo will also do the trick.
2. Give it a stir, and let it sit for just a few minutes. Silk releases dirt quickly, so the process doesn't take long.
3. Next, drain the soapy mix and rinse with cool, running water.
4. Pat off excess water with a towel and allow to dry before putting away.