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Wild silk scarf vasa parrot

£52.90

Robust naturally dyed wild silk scarf made in Madagascar.

Ny Tanintsika, a conservation organisation in Madagascar, supports villagers in the south of the African island.

By preserving the Tapia woods the artisans in the south are able to continue to find wild silk cocoons.

This naturally dyed scarf is handwoven by some of the women artisans.

Size: 15.8 x 70.9 inches
Artisan: Ny Tanintsika, Madagascar
Fibre: Wild silk
Weight: 6.3 ounces

Availability: 1 piece(s)

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Paying methods
Specifications
Softness
Very soft
Suppleness
Supple
Thickness
Thin

Made by Ny Tanintsika

Ny Tanintsika

Ny Tanintsika (literally: Our Land / Our Earth) is a non-governmental organisation working for the conservation of nature in Madagascar. The organisation works together with villagers and farmers from Amoron’i Mania, a province in the south of the island, where the largest Tapia forests are located.

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Silk comes in different varieties. An important difference between common (mulberry) silk and wild silk is that the mulberry silkworms are reared on silk farms, whereas wild silk is harvested from cocoons from butterflies living in the wild.

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