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Handmade Fringed Silk Ikat Scarf in Orange Green and Yellow, 'Ancient Samarkand'

Product ID: U75429

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Handmade Fringed Silk Ikat Scarf in Orange Green and Yellow, 'Ancient Samarkand'

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Take a dull outfit and completely transform it thanks to the spectacular colors of this fabulous scarf woven by hand in 100% silk and featuring delightful ikat patterns. Dark orange, yellow and green come together in a fringed scarf with which Uzbekistan's Nurmukhammad Valiyev pays homage to the ikat textile traditions of the ancient city of Samarkand, which was a part of the famous Silk Road trade route.

Made in Uzbekistan

  • 100% silk
  • Do not bleach
  • Hand wash in cold water
  • Dry cleaning recommended
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
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  • Premium Gift Wrap? No
  • 29 grams
  • 1.02 oz
  • 180 cm L x 25 cm W
  • 71" L x 9.75" W
  • Fringe: 10 cm L
  • Fringe: 3.9" L
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Nurmukhammad Valiyev

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Artfully crafted by Nurmukhammad Valiyev from Silk Road.

 

Meet the Artist

Nurmukhammad Valiyev

Nurmukhammad Valiyev

"Almost all my dreams have come true, and I've achieved this because of my silk."

"I am the 4th generation in a family of artisans. I learned this profession from my father when I was ten years old. I... have always had an interest in this work. In the year I was born, due to the ban on silk production, my father stopped although this was his favorite work. After we gained independence, this ban was lifted and my father and I started working in silk batik.

"My father's mother had a very big garden with a lot of mulberry trees. There he reared cocoons and made silk fabric. At a time when our ancestors were advancing in the technology of silk cultivation, silk cultivation was banned. Although it was forbidden, I always found people who worked with my father, talked to them and learned the technology of silk processing. Currently, we buy silk from local markets to make our scarves and accessories. In the near future, we will start growing silk ourselves. Today, there are also modern methods of silk processing. But we want to continue with both the modern and traditional processing techniques.

"I have five children and all of them work in silk ikat. They are even more talented than I am. Currently, we pay attention to the design and quality of our work. We have combined ancient and modern patterns and this is what sets our work apart from that of others.

"Almost all my dreams have come true, and I've achieved this because of my silk. Thanks to this, I have made friends with many people. I exported my designs to the world market. Currently, there is a great demand for our products in the domestic market. In order to achieve something, a person must love his profession. Because without this love, he will not achieve any results!"

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WOMEN S M L XL XXL
4 6 8 10 12 14 16 18 20 22
BUST 35 - 36 37 - 38 39 - 41 42 - 44 46 - 48
WAIST 27 - 28 29 - 30 31 - 33 34 - 36 38 - 40
HIPS 37 - 38 39 - 40 42 - 43 45 - 46 49 - 50
MEN S M L XL XXL
CHEST 36 - 38 39 - 41 42 - 44 46 - 48 50 - 52
WAIST 30 - 32 32 - 34 35 - 37 38 - 41 43 - 45
NECK 14 - 14.5 15 - 15.5 16 - 16.5 17 - 17.5 18 - 18.5
SLEEVE 32.5 33.5 34.5 35.5 36.5
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WAIST

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HIPS

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NECK

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SLEEVE

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INSEAM

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WOMEN S M L XL  
4 6 8 10 12 14 16 18 20 22
inches 26 - 30 28 - 32 31 - 35 34 - 38 38 - 42
cm 76 - 86 81.5 - 91.5 86.5 - 96.5 91.5 - 101.5 96.5 - 106.5

+/- tolerance: 0.5 inches or 1.25 cm

MEN S M L XL XXL
inches 30 - 34 32 - 36 35 - 39 39 - 43 43 - 47
cm 81.5 - 91.5 86.5 - 96.5 91.5 - 101.5 96.5 - 106.5 109 - 119

+/- tolerance: 0.5 inches or 1.25 cm

Sash tie length

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Belt with buckle

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Belt without buckle

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