Silk

The processes of hand reeling and hand spinning silk and the beautiful products it creates.
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Cocoons are in the hot water; the artisan reeler adds cold water to get the temperature just right before he starts reeling the silk to ensure the strongest silk threads possible.   #reelingsilk #silk #cocoon #jennifershamam #silkworms #silkscarf #artisan #weaving

Cocoons are in the hot water; the artisan reeler adds cold water to get the temperature just right before he starts reeling the silk to ensure the strongest silk threads possible. #reelingsilk #silk #cocoon #jennifershamam #silkworms #silkscarf #artisan #weaving

Who's that girl wearing a Jennifer's Hamam limited edition exclusive silk scarf????  ;o) #jennifershamam #silk #Turkey #Istanbul #design #weaver #weaving #Marylinmonroe #designer #scarf

Who's that girl wearing a Jennifer's Hamam limited edition exclusive silk scarf???? ;o) #jennifershamam #silk #Turkey #Istanbul #design #weaver #weaving #Marylinmonroe #designer #scarf

Stirring the silk material

Stirring the silk material

Adding the silk material to the boiling soapy water

Adding the silk material to the boiling soapy water

Follow up to last week's post .....   The soap goes into the boiling water; the silk material is added; then the stirring starts. #jennifershamam #silk #organic #Turkish #scarf #dying

Follow up to last week's post ..... The soap goes into the boiling water; the silk material is added; then the stirring starts. #jennifershamam #silk #organic #Turkish #scarf #dying

Dying silk takes a lot of time.  Here the pot is ready, the laurel oil soap is being grated to add to the hot water and Jennifer's Hamam silk scarves along with the mixture for the natural dying. #jennifershamam #silk #organic #Turkish #scarf #dying

Dying silk takes a lot of time. Here the pot is ready, the laurel oil soap is being grated to add to the hot water and Jennifer's Hamam silk scarves along with the mixture for the natural dying. #jennifershamam #silk #organic #Turkish #scarf #dying

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