SILK HABOTAI SCARF TITLE: “Kangas-H”
DIMENSIONS: Panoramic 160cmX25cm.
PHOTOGRAPHY: September 2011 at the Warrumbungle National Park, New South Wales, Australia.
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 “Kangas”. For this design the Kangas were photographed just after sunrise and blended with the bush colours.
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.”
SILK HABOTAI SCARF: This is the classic silk fabric since nothing has changed in its production over the centuries. Soft, Smooth, strong, lightweight, Translucent, Vibrant Colours. It is weighted at 8mm in the silk weight scale.
INCLUDED WITH YOUR SCARF: Designed Bluyonda Cotton Eco-Pouch (sized for letter rate postage) with story about the image/Tag with ‘About Silk’ and Artist’s Bio/ Gift Tag. Unique Designed strong Bluyonda gift box with magnetic lid is available for AUD$5 extra.
FINISH: Machine Rolled Hem (160cmx25cm).
THE SILK STORY: Silk is known as the Queen of fabrics: Natural sheen that never diminishes/ soft, light and luxurious / Cool in Summer – Warm in Winter/ Absorbing perspiration yet letting skin breathe/ Promoting skin rejuvenation/ Hypoallergenic/ Eco-Friendly/ Biodegradable/ Easily Washed/ Great tensile strength and durability.
Confucius and Chinese legend narrate that around 3000BC the 14 year old Empress Leizu, wife of the Yellow Emperor, discovered Silk when a cocoon fell into her tea cup.She then developed the art of raising silk worms (Sericulture) and became known as the Goddess of Silk in Chinese Mythology. Being an exquisite, precious fibre, for many millennia, it was one of the most zealously guarded secrets in history.
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.
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.
SKU: BYH-004 / Images©Dallas and John Heaton, all rights reserved.
Created and designed in Geelong, Australia.