SILK TWILL SCARF TITLE: “Glory” \n \nDIMENSIONS: 110cmx110cm (43 inchesx43 inches). \n \nPHOTOGRAPHY: May 2008, Saint Lazarus Church, Golden Ring Village of Suzdal, Russia. \n \nSTORY: For this scarf design the vibrant colours and architectural shapes from the original photo were interplayed to capture the classic energy of Medieval Russian architecture. Saint Lazarus Church in Suzdal. Suzdal is a medieval village dating back to the Eleventh Century when it functioned as the capital of several principalities. It later became a religious centre with many fine examples of Medieval Russian Architecture. Saint Lazarus Church dates from the seventeenth century and was the first Church in Suzdal with five domes. \nTouch 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.” \n \nTHIS SILK TWILL SCARF: Silk Twill (Tested by AWTA as 100% silk) combines the utilitarian strength of the Twill weave whilst maintaining a fine slippery, smooth texture. It has a wonderful drape, great lustre and gives a sheen to enrich vibrant colours. It is ideally suited to complement styled garments. Weighing approximately 50g per square meter it is rated at 12mm in the silk weight scale. Silk Twill is different from Silk Chiffon and Silk Tabi in terms of characteristics weight, touch and feel. \nINCLUDED WITH YOUR SCARF: Designed Bluyonda box with magnetic lid/Tag with story about the image/Tag with 'About Silk' and Artist's Bio/ Gift Tag. \nFINISH: Luxury Hand Hemmed (110cmx110cm). \n \nTHE 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. \nConfucius 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. \n \nCARE: Enjoy your silk garment - our printing techniques produce colours that will not run or fade. \nWith fundamental care, this silk scarf will maintain it’s vibrant colours and quality ‘Silk’ feel for many years. \nAs Silk is a natural fibre avoid drying in direct sunlight. Also, avoid contact with bleaches or solvents with alcohol such as some hairsprays. \nWASHING: 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. \nIRONING: 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. \n \nSHIPPING: Free Delivery with tracking by Australia Post or Courier. \n \nRETURNS 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. \n \nSKU:BYTW-103/ Images©Dallas and John Heaton, all rights reserved. \nCreated and designed in Geelong, Australia.