Recycled Sari silk Ribbon is the by-product of colorful saris that women wear in India. It is the loose ends of saris collected from industrial mills in India that is torn in stripes and sewn end to end to make beautiful and colorful ribbons. The vibrant colors and unique texture of these silk fabric, the sari silk ribbons are inspirational to designers, knitters, and artisans. The popularity of recycled silk ribbon has extended beyond India and has created an empowering cottage industry primarily benefiting women.
This ribbon is made of completely recycled Sari material from recycled clothing. We work with women’s Cooperative in the countryside to produce this unique ribbons and other hand knitted silk yarn products. Women make this ribbons and various knitwear in their homes while not neglecting their other household chores. This work provides additional income to support and improve their family earnings.
Quantity: 5x100 Gram, 10x100 Grams or 20x100 Grams per Order
Length: about 50m per 100 gram
Needle size: 15-20
Color: Undyed/Natural/White/Off White/Cream
100% Silk stripe
Wide: 1-1.5 inch wide
Used for : cowls, shawls, stoles, bags, pouches, cushions, embellishment, Scarves, neck warmers, bags, pouches.