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Sapphire Silk Scarf

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Introducing the Sapphire Silk Scarf, an elegant and timeless accessory for any wardrobe. Crafted by a women’s weaving cooperative in Cambodia, our scarf is made from 100% Khmer silk and non-toxic dyes, ensuring an eco-friendly fashion choice. Lightweight and large enough to be worn as a scarf or wrap, this scarf is perfect for those who value quality and convenience.

Our artisanal silk scarf looks stunning in any style, from classic sophistication to retro glam. Its versatility adds a touch of elegance and grace to any ensemble. Enjoy the beauty of the silk's natural sheen, without skimping on luxury.

Our scarf is also incredibly lightweight and durable. You can easily fold it and stow it in your purse, making your life a little bit easier and more hassle-free. It's strong enough to last throughout your busy day, yet soft enough that you’ll never want to take it off.

Experience the beauty and luxury of the Sapphire Silk Scarf. Embrace an eco-friendly fashion choice that will keep you look stylish and sophisticated for years to come.

    Artisan Profile

    The Cambodia women’s silk weaving cooperative is located in the Takeo Province, a rural, low-income area. They employ over 500 weavers from 7 villages. The silk is also produced locally by 350 farmers who grow mulberry trees which rear cocoons from silkworms. The cocoons are spun into silk thread and eventually hand-loomed into these elegant works of art.  

    The goal of this social enterprise is to prevent the ancient Cambodian silk-weaving tradition from vanishing while empowering women and contributing to the economic development of more isolated areas. The complex art of silk weaving is a dying ancient tradition but the weaving cooperative trains younger generations to keep it alive. They provide employment and training for women living in the area who would otherwise be forced to flee to neighboring countries in search of jobs. There, separated from their families and lacking education, they often fall into dangerous situations such as human trafficking, sexual abuse, or hard work conditions. By joining the weaving cooperative, the women become financially independent and can work from home so they can care for their children at the same time.

    Material: 100% Khmer Silk
    Measurements: L 66" x W 33"
    Handmade with love in Cambodia
    As with all handcrafted goods, there are slight variations making each piece a work of art and truly one of a kind.

    Care: Hand wash with gentle detergent. Do not iron or steam.

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