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Silk is very popular in Asian countries and you can find many silk items that are perfect for a souvenir. You might indulge in his-and-her kimonos during your trip to Japan or bring back some silk handbags for yourself or someone else. Silk scarves are also a favorite choice from Asia and they are both functional... Read all »
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What is Damascus Bedding?
Damascus style bedding is inspired by the destination ‘Damascus’ in Lebanon. The bedding is extremely soft and luxurious. The main thing that you will notice when you look at these bed linen products is how elegant they appear. If you are looking to add romance, luxury and elegance... Read all »
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Women who are accustomed to wearing real silk scarves know this is a perfect summer fabric. A summer silk scarf feels light and cool around the neck. No woman wants to start perspiring in this area due to an inappropriate fabric. Silk is completely natural so it is porous and allows the skin to breath. A skin that... Read all »
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To make batik fabric, a resist method is used whereby certain parts of the cloth have wax brushed or drawn before the cloth is dyed. Note that before one starts to wax the fabric, it must be prepared beforehand to get rid of any chemicals that may have remained in the fabric after manufacturing. The presence of... Read all »
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Have you ever thought about taking silk painting classes? These classes teach you the skills you need to create lovely pieces of art on silk and other fabrics, which can mean handmade and unique clothing, curtains, and other linens.
Painting on silk takes some skill and knowhow; it's very different than painting... Read all »