This beautiful hand loomed wool wrap, represents everything thing that is wonderful and divine about the diverse land we live on. Australia nurtures around 900 different species and sub species of the Eucalyptus tree, and this shawl embodies all the incredible difference in colour that they can produce. The Eucalyptus is one of the most favoured of flora to use in eco dyeing becasue of colour fast properties, meaning this colour isnt going anywhere and all the different shapes and colours the leaves produce. This shawl demonstrates all the different possibilities of colour that can be achieved from our legendary native tree's. It is the story of the Eucaluptus on cloth.
Wool Wrap with Tassels
Alkimia Botanical's Scarves are ethically sourced and come in a range of different sizes made with pure wool and silk fibres. The process is that of wandering and gathering the leaves, preparing the dye baths, bundling the fabrics with the leaves and simmering them in pots. This process can take up to 3 days sometimes longer depending on the process chosen, to produce one scarf. Each is wrapped with uttmost love and care to bring to you a one off unique piece of wearable art designed as nature intended. No one will ever have the same scarf as you. The results are infinate.
CARE & WASHING INSTRUCTIONS
Alkimia Botanical's products are made with pure silk, pure wool and some items a combination of both wool and silk. Hand wash in cold water with appropriate washing detergent and dry in shaded area to help maintain the natural colours. Do not dry in direct sunlight. All dyes fade in time but you can assist its duration by taking care of it. Items can be ironed on appropriate settings of either silk or wool.