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Sand Dollar New Bow - Small - Peace Silk

CWSG

Rent it for:

$6.00

/month

Fair Fashionista members with a subscription rent at a fixed low monthly price. 

French barrette with flat bow made from organic, handwoven Peace Silk. We use raw silk, which has a coarser texture than silk satin and a more discreet luster.

We purchase the metal barrette from Delsol, which is a company in France. You probably have not heard about them, but they were actually the ones that invented the French barrette back in 1920. Delsol is the only company that produces this kind of hair barrettes in Europe, and their French barrettes are of a very good quality.

Dimensions: Metal French barrette: 2.8″

The small bow holds a medium hair half-up ponytail.

Color: Sand beige

Material: 100% Peace Silk (metal French barrette: Stainless steel)

Made in Cambodia

Read the blog post about the Peace Silk hair bows >>

 

Who made the hair bow?

The women from CWSG (Cambodia Women’s Support Group) in Phnom Penh make the hair bow from Peace Silk imported from India. CWSG provides a source of income as well as social support to the women in the group.

Read more about CWSG >>

 

What is Peace Silk?

Silk is such a beautiful and versatile material, but did you know that the traditional way to produce silk is to boil the cocoons with the silkworms inside?  That seemed unnecessary and wasteful to me, so I started looking for alternative ways of making silk, and I found out about Peace Silk/ahimsa silk.

Read the blog post about Peace Silk >>

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