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Metallic border ribbons.

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Metallic border ribbons have been produced from the remnants of saree manufacturing in India. The borders and metallic details from left over sari fabric has been sewn end to end to form a ribbon yarn for fibre and textile arts and crafts. Each skein contains strips of silk saree which does not have metallic detail. Each skein being unique in colours. 

Beautiful hand cut strips of sari silk fabric made into fabulous ribbon yarn. Handmade from waste silk destined for landfill. The depth of colour in each of these skeins are stunning. 

By purchasing these yarns you are supporting fair trade, happy working conditions and the continuation of ancient crafts in rural villages giving underprivileged families work within their own homes. 

See 'Our Yarn Journey' for more info on the craftspeople and women's co-ops who produce these yarns.  

Each 100g skein is approx 30 yards.

Handwash with light detergent. Lie flat to dry.