SILK TABBI SCARF TITLE: “Puffing Billy”
DIMENSIONS: Panoramic 150cmx50cm.
PHOTOGRAPHY: September 2011, Dandenong Ranges, Victoria, Australia,
STORY: Puffing Billy Steam Train crossing Monbulk Creek Trestle Bridge. Puffing Billy is a century-old steam train that continues to run on its original mountain track, which was constructed in Victoria in the early 1900s to open up remote areas. Now a major Melbourne tourist attraction it authentically transports visitors back in time and on a delightful journey through the temperate forest’s lush fern gullies and Mountain Ash trees.The concept for this Scarf was to give a ‘fresh air feeling’ and dense forest effect on a photograph of Puffing Billy crossing the Monbulk Creek Trestle Bridge.
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.”
THIS 100% PURE SILK TABBI SCARF: is 5mm( 22gms per square metre) in the silk weight scale, has a plain weave and is feather light and sheer whilst still maintaining the strength and lasting qualities of pure silk. Silk Chiffon (8mm 35gms per square metre) and Silk Twill (12mm: 52gms per square metre ) are both different in terms of weight, weave, feel and sheen.
INCLUDED WITH YOUR SCARF: Designed Bluyonda Cotton ‘Eco-Pouch’ (sized for letter rate postage). Tag with story about the image/Tag with ‘About Silk’ and Artist’s Bio. Unique Designed strong Bluyonda gift box with magnetic lid is available for AUD$5 extra.
FINISH: Machine Rolled Hem (150cmx50cm).
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.
WASHING: 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:BYTA-013/ Images Copyright Dallas and John Heaton, all rights reserved.
Created and designed in Geelong and Torquay, Australia.