Silk Chassis is inspired by and committed to the tradition of handweaving. In our quests for the highest quality handloomed scarves and shawls, we have learnt about the remarkable history of these traditions and creative innovations of old techniques today.

This blog seeks to describe and explain those discoveries.

Posted by on Nov 02, 2013 .

Silk Chassis specialises in handwoven textiles of natural fibres. Why? In cultures and countries where it is easy to pop into a shop and buy a synthetic scarf, with a printed pattern, made in China, India or Lithuania, for under £15, it’s a fair question.

Oddly perhaps, it’s not easy or quick to answer satisfactorily. Here I should...