These beautiful Eco-print shawl by Colours of Bhutan are very unique pieces. They are handwoven in a mix of cotton and raw silk by talented female artisans before being eco-printed.
The eco-print is made with locally grown medicinal flowers by Druk Metho using a very slow process, where nature takes charge and complete the process. So
Eco-printing is a form of natural dyeing where color is printed onto fabric by leaves and other plant materials. Textiles are tightly bundled flowers and plants using a very slow steaming process to create one-of-a-kind prints.
Each piece designed by nature becomes unique.
Currently available in 3 different color palettes:
– purple and red tone
– purple and yellow tone
– yellow tone with red dots
dimension : 220 x 70 cm
Weight: 250 grams
Locally grown cotton, raw silk, natural dyes, locally grown flowers
Delicate wash in cold water with neutral soap, then hang or lay flat to dry, away from the sun. Do not bleach, do not tumble dry.
About the producer:
Colours of Bhutan is an eco-friendly, handmade textile company started in the home of Wangchuk Lhamo in 2016. Wangchuk, a 30 years-old Bhutanese, third generation weaver had a vision for sustainable textiles using only natural and renewable materials.
Her brand, Colours of Bhutan, creates contemporary textile products, using time tested traditional methods. Working in harmony with Nature, they create their own natural dyes, from materials foraged from the forest, recycled from food waste and also grown in their garden. Their team of weavers work from the comfort of their home and at their own pace. The designs are simple with delicate hand stitched details giving them a modern, elevated feel.
The brand reflects and celebrates slow, sustainable living where social responsibility is not sacrifice for mass and fast production.