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Purple necklace made from textile scraps left over from the reuse of silk saris. This necklace consists of one long cord and can be styled in many ways. Read more..
This necklace is an epitome of zero-waste fashion. Textile scraps from recycled saris are used to make fantastic, colorful necklaces. You can wear the necklace festively as one long cord, or wrap it around your neck a few times for a more voluminous effect.
The most striking colors and prints from silk textile scraps are selected. Then they are first matched piece by piece with colorful cotton thread and then sewn into narrow, double-layered "tubes". These are filled with feather-light beads. of Sheesham wood. Then each bead is sewn into place by hand.
Reusing silk sarees is a very old tradition in India. The sari, the national dress of Hindu women in India, is about 6 meters long. Silk saris are a precious possession. They remain in the family for a long time and pass from mother to daughter. But at a good time they go out the door anyway. Then the sari is sold to the local pot-and-pans woman, or exchanged for cooking utensils.