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Plum Khmer Silk Scarf

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Silk scarves are timeless, and this one is no exception. Stylish and airy, they may be worn as a scarf or a wrap thanks to their generous size. Handwoven by a women's weaving cooperative and crafted from 100% Khmer silk and non-toxic colours.

 

Highlights:

- Material: 100% Khmer Silk.

- Measurements: L 66" x W 33".

- Handmade with love in Cambodia.

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

 

As with all handcrafted goods, there are slight variations making each piece a work of art and one of a kind.

 

Product Description:

🌿 It is made from 100% Khmer silk.



🌿 66 Inches in length and 33 inches in width.



🌿 In Cambodia, these products are lovingly created by hand.



🌿 With regards to washing, use a mild detergent, and wash by hand. Do not use steam iron or an ironing board.



🌿 Handcrafted items include little variances that make each piece unique and one-of-a-kind, just like any other piece of art.

 

Shipping and Return policy:

Shipping information:

Shipping fees: $7 for the first scarf + $3 for each additional scarf.

Delivery time: 2 – 5 business days.


Return Policy:  Our return policy lasts 14 days from the purchase date. Return shipments must be postmarked within 14 days of receipt to be eligible for a refund. To be eligible for a return, your item must be unused and in the same condition that you received it. It must also be in the original packaging with all tags attached. Learn more about our return policy.

 

Artisan Profile

The remote, low-income Takeo Province is home to the Cambodian women's silk weaving cooperative. Over 500 weavers from seven communities work with them. Additionally, 350 farmers plant mulberry trees that yield cocoons from silkworms, which are used to create silk in the region. Silk thread is made from the cocoons and then handwoven into the beautiful textiles you see here.

While empowering women and promoting economic growth in remote locations, this social venture aims to preserve Cambodia's traditional silk-weaving culture. The ancient craft of silk weaving is in danger of extinction, but the weaving cooperative is doing its part to preserve it by passing on its knowledge to the next generation. As a result, women in the region are able to stay in their homes rather than depart the area to look for work in neighbouring nations. Human trafficking, sexual abuse, and harsh working circumstances are common dangers for those who have been separated from their family and have little education. They become financially secure and able to work from home while taking care of their children at the same time by joining the weaving cooperative.

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