Supersized Handloom Saurshatra Silk Scarf or Stole Bird of Paradise Pattern by Pashmina & Silk
This versatile accessory is an indispensable item for the all year round wardrobe. It can be worn as a celebrity-style statement scarf over a dress, jacket or jumper. Alternatively it has more than sufficient volume to be equally successful when worn as an attractive stole or even a poolside sarong.
It is made in the traditional way on the famous handlooms of the Andrha Pradesh region, which produces over one third of the highest grade silk from India. It is preferred by the international couture industry for its high quality and its unmistakable soft and glossy appearance. In India, products made from luxury Karinmagar silk are often the first choice as special occasion gifts for close friends and family. For this reason, the pattern on this beautiful scarf, also conveys a special meaning in Indian culture.
The floral pattern incorporates the Bird of Paradise flower, a symbol of faithfulness, excellence and success. Gifts with this motif are often given in celebration of birthdays, engagements, weddings and anniversaries as well as for graduations and career successes.
Silk is one of the most versatile fabrics for apparel because of its unique properties. It is also a comfortable fabric to wear being warm in winter and cool in summer. It is a durable fabric that has excellent abrasion resistance allowing it to be worn as an everyday accessory. As a luxurious fabric it is a popular choice for special occasions because it is supremely supple and drapes well, and when woven and finished by hand has a remarkable lustre
"Momme" (mm) is a measure of the weight of silk fabric. Using the scale 1 momme to 3.75 grams per square meter, our Traditional Range silk scarves typically use silk between 6 and 10 momme, our Classic Range between 8 and 25 momme, and our Heritage Range scarves above 25 momme.
Your scarf is supplied with FREE gift-wrap in attractive ivory tissue and presentational frosted bag along with a FREE message service. Warm to wear and easy care. Your scarf or stole should not require frequent cleaning. If you wish to freshen your item, dry clean it or gently hand wash the whole garment in cool soapy water. Never rub the fibres and always dry flat away from direct heat. When required use a cool iron.