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Tie Dye Khmer Silk Scarf - Handmade in Cambodia

Tie Dye Khmer Silk Scarf - Handmade in Cambodia

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Threads of tradition, empowering lives.

Indulge in the timeless beauty and exquisite craftsmanship of our Tie Dye Khmer Silk Scarf. Available in deep red wine color or fog grey, these scarves are a perfect blend of elegance and artistry.

Crafted from 100% Khmer silk, these scarves showcase the rich cultural heritage of Cambodia. Each scarf is meticulously hand-loomed by a women's weaving cooperative, preserving traditional techniques that have been passed down through generations. The result is a piece of wearable art that carries the love and dedication of the artisans who created it.

Featuring a delicate tie-dye pattern, these scarves add a subtle texture to any ensemble, effortlessly elevating your style. The generous dimensions of L 66" x W 33" (168 x 84 cm) allow for versatile styling options - wear it as a scarf for a touch of sophistication or drape it around your shoulders as a graceful wrap.

Not only are these scarves visually stunning, but they are also incredibly lightweight, making them a comfortable and breathable accessory for any season. The soft and luxurious feel of Khmer silk against your skin is a gentle reminder of the fine craftsmanship that went into creating this exquisite piece.

Our commitment to sustainability and ethical production is reflected in every aspect of these scarves. They are made using non-toxic dyes, ensuring they are safe for both you and the environment. As with all handcrafted goods, slight variations in color and pattern may occur, making each scarf a unique work of art.

To preserve the beauty of your Tie Dye Khmer Silk Scarf, we recommend hand washing it with a gentle detergent. Avoid ironing or steaming to maintain the delicate texture and drape of the silk.

Embrace the allure of Khmer silk and add a touch of elegance to your wardrobe with our Tie Dye Khmer Silk Scarf. Celebrate traditional craftsmanship while making a statement of refined style. Experience the beauty and versatility of this truly one-of-a-kind accessory handmade with love in Cambodia.

Features

  • Material: 100% Khmer Silk
  • Measurements: L 66" x W 33" (168 x 84 cm)
  • Handmade with love in Cambodia
  • Ethically sourced
  • As with all handcrafted goods, there are slight variations making each piece a work of art and truly one of a kind
  • Ships from the United States

Ships from the United States. Customs fees and duties may be charged upon delivery for orders shipped to addresses outside the USA. Customers are responsible for any fees or taxes charged.

Care Instructions

Hand wash with a gentle detergent. Do not iron or steam.

Artisan Profile

Located in the picturesque Takeo Province of Cambodia, the women's silk weaving cooperative stands as a beacon of hope in a rural, low-income area. With a strong workforce of over 500 skilled weavers from seven villages, they are dedicated to preserving the ancient art of Cambodian silk weaving while transforming lives.

At the heart of the cooperative lies a symbiotic relationship between the weavers and the local silk farmers. Over 350 farmers nurture mulberry trees, providing nourishment to silk worms that yield the precious cocoons. From these cocoons, silk threads are carefully spun, ready to be transformed into the elegant works of art that grace their collection.

The cooperative's mission extends beyond the preservation of this cultural tradition. They strive to empower women and foster economic growth in isolated areas. The art of silk weaving, once in danger of vanishing, finds new life as they train younger generations in this intricate craft. By passing on their expertise, they ensure the flame of Cambodian silk weaving continues to burn brightly.

By offering employment opportunities and comprehensive training, they create a supportive environment for women living in the region. Without these opportunities, many would be forced to seek jobs in neighboring countries, risking separation from their families, lacking education, and facing grave dangers such as human trafficking, sexual abuse, or harsh working conditions. Through the cooperative, these women gain financial independence and the flexibility to work from home, enabling them to care for their children while earning a sustainable income.

They are not merely a cooperative; they are a social enterprise committed to weaving together a brighter future. Each purchase from their collection supports their cause, contributing to the economic development of marginalized areas and empowering women to thrive. Join them in celebrating the artistry of Cambodian silk weaving while making a meaningful difference in the lives of these remarkable women. Together, we can preserve tradition, empower communities, and weave a better world.

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