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This is an entirely hand painted silk scarf. Featuring a traditional Dayak flower design native of Borneo interwoven against cute spirals and dots that make up the wavy border on one length of this gorgeous, deep purple, handmade silk scarf. "Swirly Flowery" is the name of this feminine and fragile piece. The swirls and tribal flowers are certainly intricate and unique!

Made with traditional Batik techniques. These beautiful, cultural patterns are painstakingly etched onto the silk with wax using a traditional tiny copper spout on a little wooden handle, then painted over by hand with a background of luxurious, rich purple, leaving the design on the border to catch the eye of anyone you pass while wearing this.


Our shawls measure approximately 72" x 22.5" (183 x 55 cm)


PICTURED HERE: Satin Silk.


CHOOSE YOUR FABRIC:

Jacquard Silk - Sports an underlying weave giving the piece delicious depth and texture.
Satin Silk - Classic smooth and shiny silk!
Chiffon Silk - Elegantly light and sheer - the most delicate and fragile of all the silks.
Peace Silk - A hand woven, no-harm silk suitable for vegans. Has a soft, muted glow and shine.



ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

After drying, all my batiks are set with textile fixer, then double boiled and ironed to ensure color steadfastness and long-term durability.

Each piece takes anywhere from 6 hours to 3 days of work. Whew!!! x_X

To give your Silk Batik a long and happy life, please look after it carefully with these tips and hints and a bit of common sense:


- Do not machine wash or tumble dry.
- Use cold water rather than warm or hot.
- Silk is a natural fibre like hair, as such you may find that a little shampoo will be gentler and give your batik a lustrous, shiny glow as opposed to using harsh detergents.
- NEVER EVER BLEACH!!!! Good gracious!!! 0_o




A Word on Color: We have tried our best to portray the colors of our items. Having said that, please do remember:

- monitor settings DO vary so please keep that in mind as you browse.
- We hand mix all colors which means while we can replicate approximate color, we can never replicate exact color except by fluke.
- Colors are temperamental thingies. Shades change with the weather, time of day, and temperature of the room. Some colors we create are seemingly never seen again! This is the beauty of handmade - having something no one else can ever have.




They can also be worn as headscarves or creative halter neck and strapless tops.

Visit my gallery at http://borneobatikraft.com/ for some ideas as to how to wear your batik.

The luxury of colorful silk batik always makes for pleasantly surprising and very welcome gifts!

Contact me for gift wrapping and a hand written card or note included with your purchase at no additional costs.


New releases on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/BorneoBatikraft/164616236959207?ref=hl


To see more of our handmade shawls/wraps: https://www.etsy.com/shop/BorneoBatikraft?section_id=10252834


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Photography: Francesco Formisano - www.francescoformisano.com
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Hand painted silk scarf, purple long silk scarf, silk stole, wedding shrug, bridesmaid shawl, bridal wrap, wedding scarves, hand dyed batik

$108.00+

Overview

  • Handmade item
  • Material: borneobatikraft
  • Ships worldwide from Malaysia
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