Checkered Silk Shawl

$98.00

Hand-woven by women in remote villages in Laos, this natural silk shawl adds dramatic style to any outfit, from evening dresses to your best jeans. Loosely woven deep-black silk squares are mixed with a fine white weave in a checkerboard, lightweight silk pattern. Women living in remote villages of northern Laos, weave these beautiful silk shawls at home to help supplement the family's income from rice farming. Imported by Gianna Driver, sales from these shawls and other fair trade products create life-changing opportunities for disadvantaged artisans in the developing world.This 100% organic, fair trade shawl measures 20 x 71", hand wash or dry-clean. 

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