Warrumbungle RoosWarrumbungle Roos

Warrumbungle Roos

$120.00

100% Silk Chiffon Scarf
Size: 180cm*65cm
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Description

TITLE: “Warrumbungle Roos”
PHOTOGRAPHY: September 2011
DESTINATION: Australia, New South Wales, Warrumbungle National Park.
STORY: This image was taken very early in the morning with the Kangaroos backlit by the sun.
I found that when I clapped my hands the majority of Kangaroos looked around. It was great to shoot so many Kangaroos together with amazing light behind them.
The Warrumbungle ( Aboriginal Gamilaroi name meaning “Crooked Mountains”) National Park is a photographers goldmine with abundant native Australian wildlife.
The Eastern Grey Kangaroo is an iconic marsupial mammal living in mobs of 10 or more. It is found over most of the Eastern States in habitats ranging from semi-arid scrub to woodlands. “Aussies” like to shorten words and Kangaroos are often referred to as “Roos”.

Touch the Silk…View the Art…Share The Story….“The artwork for our silk scarf collection is re-living our photography in a fresh way. Using a variety of techniques our challenge is to create a captivating image, often from nature’s details, that looks beautiful as a scarf.”

INCLUDED WITH YOUR SCARF: Designed Bluyonda Image box with magnetic lid/Tag with story about the image/Tag with history of Silk and Artist’s resume.

WHY CHINESE SILK ?
Silk production, known as Sericulture, is limited to ten nations with China the premier producer. There is no Sericulture in Australia.
First developed in ancient China silk remained an exclusive Chinese product for many millennia. Being an exquisite, precious fabric made it one of the most zealously guarded secrets in history.
The writings of Confucius recounts that in the 27th century BCE, whilst having tea under a mulberry tree, the 14year old Empress Lei Tzu discovered a silkworm’s cocoon when it fell into her cup. She then founded the art of Sericulture.
Reflecting ancient traditions this pure silk scarf is crafted in the renowned silk producing region south of the Yangtze River Delta – the eastern perimeter of the famous Silk Road.

FABRIC: PURE SILK- The Queen of natural fabrics, luxurious, exquisite with rich vibrant colours and the heavenly feeling of softness and beauty against your skin!
This Pure Silk Chiffon ( AWTA Tested as 100%Silk and colourfast ) is a sheer fabric with a soft, beautiful drape and fine grain texture. It is strong yet has a ‘float in the air’ lightness with colours coming through on both sides.

CARE: Enjoy your silk garment – our printing techniques produce colours that will not run or fade.
With fundamental care, this silk scarf will maintain it’s vibrant colours and quality ‘Silk’ feel for many years.
As Silk is a natural fibre avoid drying in direct sunlight. Also, avoid contact with bleaches or solvents with alcohol such as some hairsprays.

Hand Washing – preferred
Use lukewarm water and a mild non-alkaline soap such as baby shampoo. Avoid soaking and rinse with a few tablespoons of distilled white vinegar added to the clear water. Avoid wringing or twisting and roll in a towel then hang to dry. Avoid using dryers.

Ironing
Most wrinkles can be removed by hanging the scarf in the shower and letting humidity work.
While the scarf is hanging a steam iron can be used carefully avoiding wetting locally.
If necessary use a cool iron setting (Silk Setting) on the back of the damp scarf – avoid too much heat.

FINISH: Neat machine hemmed

SHIPPING
Free Delivery with tracking by Australia Post or Courier.

RETURNS and EXCHANGES
If for any reason you are not satisfied with the product, you may return it within 14 business days for a full refund (excluding shipping costs).

Images©Dallas and John Heaton, all rights reserved.
Created and designed in Geelong, Australia.

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