Scarf / shawl made from 100% pure Laotian silk mixed with high quality cotton
This beautiful scarf is hand-woven from Laotian pure silk mixed with high-quality cotton, naturally hand-dyed with leaves, barks, barks, berries and seeds.
The traditional Lao silkworm produces a very short yellow strand that can only be reeled by hand, thanks to this traditional process silk is of very high quality.
Silk weaving for daily use and for rituals has been an integral part of life and culture in Laos for centuries. Most Lao village women learned the art of weaving and the traditional designs from their mothers when they were little girls.
This eco-friendly scarf makes a perfect accessory and adds style to any outfit!
Striking designs, colors and workmanship in this beautiful shawl/textile piece can be also used to decorate the house as a table runner or wall decoration.
• 100% Lao pure silk mixed with high-quality cotton
• Authentic handmade with loom
• Twisted fringes
• Naturally dyed
Silk scarves are lightweight, soft and also hypoallergenic. Silk is a breathable fabric, therefore regulates the body temperature keeping you cool in summer and warm in winter.
Laos is one of the poorest countries in the world. During the Vietnam War, it was heavily bombed. Duds and mine fields still endanger the population. In addition, the autocratic government has not been able to provide the residents with a comprehensive health system, a functioning infrastructure, independent legal authorities or a good educational system. Unemployment is high. Still villagers mostly pursue subsistence farming, growing rice and herding small livestock. Being part of traditional silk production is providing local people with employment and additional income.
Silk scarves are traditionally worn across the shoulders to complement a Laos skirt or Sinh.
Hand wash separately. Do not soak. Drip dry in shade.
The handmade nature of textiles in my shop means that they may have imperfections from the natural process of weaving or dying, often adding to their character and uniqueness.
Colors may differ ever so slightly to the pictures due to different viewing monitors/device displays.
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Buyer is fully responsible for all the CUSTOMS and TRANSIT charges.
For UK customers
We use MYHERMES courier.
All items in transit are:
- FULLY COVERED (up to the value of the item)
- MYHERMES will make 3 attempts to deliver
- SIGNATURE - This service requires a person at the intended destination to sign for the package upon delivery. Courier will NOT leave a shipment at the door without the in-person signature.
If you wish to place a big order please contact us directly to quote the best shipping price.
Returns and exchanges
I gladly accept returns and exchanges. Contact me within 14 days of delivery.
Ship item back within 30 days of delivery.
I don't accept cancellations.
Please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
• Custom or personalised orders
• Items on sale
Conditions of return:
Buyers are responsible for return shipping costs. If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value.