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Ethiopian Silk Blend Scarf

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Silk scarves are a staple in every Southern woman's wardrobe, but this one beats them all. It contains the finest, sustainable silk to make this silk scarf, which is handwoven on a loom. Its natural texture makes it comfortable to wear while boasting a stylish look that will turn heads everywhere you go.

 

Highlights:

- Brand: Sabahar.

- Materials: Ethiopian Cotton 90% + Ethiopian Silk 10%.

- Dimensions: L 80" x W 16".

- Handmade in Ethiopia.

- Care: Hand wash in cold water, lay flat to dry, and iron. Bleach not.


As is the case with all handwoven textiles, slight variations occur, making each piece a work of art and truly unique.

 

Product description:

Ethiopian cotton and silk are used to make this gorgeous scarf. This thin, airy scarf is perfect for transitioning from winter to spring.


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.


Profile of the Artist

Sabahar's goal is to give Ethiopian weavers a place to work that is ethical, sustainable, and appreciative of their culture. They use natural fibres to make gorgeous textiles, drawing inspiration from Ethiopia's long history of weaving. Handspun thread is becoming increasingly rare in today's mechanized textile industry.

The entire procedure is done by hand, from the thread to the fabric. Rural women use hand spinning to supplement their income because it is a skill they have learned from their mothers. When Sabahar visits Addis Ababa, she makes a point of buying cotton thread that has been spun by a cooperative of local women. Spinning can be a good source of extra income for women because it is something they can do in their spare time.

Ethiopians have long relied on hand weaving as a primary source of income. The majority of Ethiopian traditional apparel is still woven by hand. Almost all Ethiopian weavers are male since the skill of weaving is passed down from father to son. Patterns, colours, and designs have advanced in sophistication while processes have stayed mostly consistent over time. On average, a weaver may turn out one to three scarves a day, depending on the complexity of the design.