SilkCocons

Silk Jewellery from Colombia silk production was introduced in Colombia in the 1980s as a government initiative of the Colombian Coffee-growers association to improve income during the period outside the coffee bean harvest. They were assisted by experts from Korea and Japan for the basics of silkworm breeding. Since then, several co-operatives and womens associations have made it possible for many families to make a living by planting mulberry trees for caterpillars, breeding the caterpillars and processing the cocoons in silk-woven accessories and jewellery.

Mekhada works with a local company and thus supports the families of the Silkworm breeders in a fair Trade project.

The production process begins with the planting of mulberry trees, which are planted on the land of the families. The main dishes of the silkworms are the harvested leaves of the tree. It takes about 45 to 50 days for the caterpillars to weave their cocoons, which serve as the basis for the pretty pieces of jewelry. The silk is dyed in an environmentally friendly manner with tested, pollutant-free colours.


(provisional translation, is still being revised)

SilkCocons
Seidencollier Mona, Multi, mit Anhänger
Seidencollier Mona, Multi, mit Anhänger
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Seidencollier Mona, Gold
Seidencollier Mona, Gold
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Seidencollier Mona, Türkis
Seidencollier Mona, Türkis
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Seidencollier Mona, Rot
Seidencollier Mona, Rot
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Seidencollier Mona, Grün
Seidencollier Mona, Grün
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Seidenohrring Set, 5-Strang, Rot, Blau, Grau
Seidenohrring Set, 5-Strang, Rot, Blau, Grau
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Seidenkette, Chips-Neu, Blau
Seidenkette, Chips-Neu, Blau
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40% Seidenkette Motion, Blue
40% Seidenkette Motion, Blue
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40% Seidenkette Polka, Blau
40% Seidenkette Polka, Blau
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40% Seidenkette Polka, Beige
40% Seidenkette Polka, Beige
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40% Seidenkette Polka, Rot
40% Seidenkette Polka, Rot
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40% Seidenkette Motion, Blue
40% Seidenkette Motion, Blue
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40% Seidenkette Motion, Beige
40% Seidenkette Motion, Beige
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Seidenohrring, Chip Teal
Seidenohrring, Chip, Teal Stecker
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Seidenkokons Chips - Rainbow
Seidenkokons Chips - Rainbow Block
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Seidenohrring, Chip Hellblau
Seidenohrring, Chip, Hellblau, Stecker
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Seidenohrring, Chip Violet
Seidenohrring, Chip, Violet, Stecker
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Seidenohrring, Chip Apple
Seidenohrring, Chip, Apple, Stecker
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Seidenohrring, Chip Schwarz
Seidenohrring, Chip, Schwarz, Stecker
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Seidenohrring, Chip Turquise
Seidenohrring, Chip, Turquise, Stecker
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Seidenohrring, Chip Rot
Seidenohrring, Chip, Rot, Stecker
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Seidenkette, Cascade, Blau
Seidenkette, Cascade, Blau, ca.70cm
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Seidenkette, Cascade, Grau
Seidenkette, Cascade, Grau, ca.70cm
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Seidenkette, Cascade, Rot
Seidenkette, Cascade, Rot, ca.70cm
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Seidenkette, Glocks, Blau
Seidenkette, Glocks, Blau, ca.55cm, Verschluss ist aus Kupfer
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Seidenkette, Glocks, Schwarz
Seidenkette, Glocks, Schwarz, ca.55cm, Verschluss ist aus Kupfer
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Seidenkette, Glocks, Rot
Seidenkette, Glocks, Rot, ca.55cm, Verschluss ist aus Kupfer
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Seidenohrring, Glocks, Grau
Seidenohrring, Glocks, Grau, ca.5cm
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