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Wild silk scarf jacanda

£52.90

Naturally dyed wild silk scarf made in Madagascar.

This robust naturally dyed wild silk scarf is also suitable for men.

The scarf is handwoven by artisans from the south of Madagascar who find the wild silk cocoons in the Tapia woods that surround their villages.

Size: 15.8 x 70.9 inches
Artisan: Ny Tanintsika, Madagascar
Fibre: Wild silk
Weight: 6 ounces

Availability: 2 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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