A Closer Look at the Cocccon Peace Silk Handloom Scarf

Posted on 06 November 2016

The Virodh Peace Silk Handloom Scarf, handmade from non-violent organic silk, is inspired by the colourful take on mandalas of India. The design is a mixture of colours flowing together recreating a new experience in fashion, bringing the colourful world of India right into your closet.

Name of Product:
Virodh Peace Silk Handloom Scarf
Product category: Accessories / Silk Scarf
Colors: Multicolor
Size: one size (55 x 200cm)


Peace silk scarf


Material of scarf:
Natural unbleached Ahimsa Silk

Material Composition: 100% natural Ahimsa Silk

Origin of material: India, Jharkhand

Ink Ingredients: natural colour by AMA Herbal (GOTS / Öko-Tex Standard 100)

Origin of ink: India


Place of design:

Year/Month of design: December 2015

Duration of design:
Research & colour forecast: 1 Month
Design: 2 Weeks
Transforming into Block Print plus Briefing the artisan: Half Day in New Delhi
Sampling of 5 designs: 
3 Days

Name of designer: Georg Andreas Suhr

Place of production: Bhagaiyya, Jharkhand, by Jharkhand Vikash Kalyan Trust,
funded by Cocccon UG

Duration of production: 500 pieces per month

Name(s) of artisan(s) involved in production:
Hand Loom Weavers:
Dev Kant Kumar, Age 43, Male
Sakhi Chandra Ram, Age 35, Male

Shawahar Ial, Age 28, Male
Balmiki Ram, Age 42, Male
Pawan Kumar, Age 41, Male
Akash Kumar, Age 19, Male
Sajjan Kumar, Age 19, Male
Manoj Kumar, Age 49, Male
Anjana Devi, Age 36, Female
Jago Devi, Age 34, Female

Block Print Factory Delhi:
Gulam Khan
Abdul Nabi
Noor Nabi
Ghaz Nabi
Rasid Ali
Hanif Ali
Bablu Khan
Riyaz Ali

Tools used in production:
Spinning Machine (hand and analog machine)
Wood Blocks (Block Printing)
Finishing: hand stitched

Production company/NGO: Cocccon Crafts & Loom Pvt. Ltd., Sareikela, JharkhandBhagaiyya, Jharkhand, by Jharkhand Vikash Kalyan Trust, funded by Cocccon UG

Number of employees: 60 permanent (total non-permanent 304)

© All photos via cocccon

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