Posted by: mbconsulting | December 28, 2010

Silk weaving in Cambodia: An age-old tradition struggles to survive (Kiva Stories from the Field)

Silk weaving in Cambodia: An age-old tradition struggles to survive Cambodia has a long and rich history in silk production and weaving dating back more than a thousand years. Women across southern Cambodia have looms in their homes, and they practice the art passed down from their mothers and grandmothers. But now the ancient craft is slowly dying as the cost of imported raw silk continues to climb while the price of finished silk textiles drops. Silk weaving has been part of Cambodia culture for centuries. At A … Read More

via Kiva Stories from the Field

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