Sari silk ribbon, electric purple, eyelash edge, rich quality premium sari silk.
Unique and magical sari silk ribbon is made from silk waste fabric from the sari mills in India. Look at the beautiful electric purple, magenta, violet, iris and iridescent hues in these ribbon skeins. These sari silk ribbon yarns have a unique eyelash edge which will add magical texture to your creative fibre and textile artwork. These yarns are made in deprived areas of Northern India by women and crafting co-ops that we work with directly.
These artisans hand tear strips of eyelashes sari silk ribbon and sew end to end to form a continuous yarn. Each piece of sari silk, each skein of ribbon yarn has it's own personality with a uniqueness that is peerless. We strive to provide the best quality sari silk ribbon from the best quality of sari silk fabric available to us with a magical colour spectrum for all your creative endeavours. Whether you are a knitter, whether you crochet, weave, produce textile art and make jewellery this yarn will inspire you.
By purchasing these yarns you are supporting fair trade, happy working conditions and the continuation of ancient crafts in rural villages.
Magical, sparkling art yarns, magical people. See 'Our Yarn Journey' for more info on the craftspeople and women's co-ops who produce these yarns.
Each 100g skein is approx 50 yards.
Handwash with light detergent. Lie flat to dry.