This beautiful handwoven table runner by Kelzang Textiles is made of pure silk and is adorned with colourful Kishuthara patterns to bring a pop of colours to your table.
This table runner is made of pure silk, with most colours dyed naturally with vegetable. Its design is based on traditional Bhutanese motifs called kishuthara often seen on old textiles. Kishuthara is considered one of the Bhutanese woman’s most desired choice and is worn in every special festive occasions.
Most colours of silk yarns are dyed at home by Kelzang using onion skin, madder, lac, walnut skin and rhododendron flowers. Supplementary weft motifs are incorporated based on traditional motifs seen on vintage textiles.
100 % silk from Bhutan
Hand wash or wash in delicate cycle with neutral soap, then hang or lay flat to dry. Iron, steam or dry with low heat. Do NOT bleach.
About the producer:
Kelzang handicraft produce exquisite Bhutanese textiles & crafts since 1995. Kelzang Wangmo aka Jambay, the founder is from Khoma village in Lhuntse which is famed for the exquisite -Kishutharas- the “skirt” part of the traditional attire.
She was only ten when she started weaving in her village. At 16 she moved to Thimphu with her family, and started weaving and selling Kiras and Ghos with her two sisters. Nowadays Jambay designs most of the textiles at her shop and has women weaving for her in Thimphu as well as in Lhuntse. She has won several awards for their designs from the Royal Textile Academy.