Fabrics Around The World

MARCO POLO AND THE VERY LONG HISTORY OF : THE SILK
  VENICE 1262 More than seven centuries have passed ... and we talk about Marco Polo, a very young boy who started one of the most famous journeys in history. His life is then told in his famous book "Il...
TUSSAH, SHANTUNG & DONEGAL HAND MADE TIES
We’d like to take you with us to discover three different fabrics around the world, their origins and their characteristics. INDIA THE TUSSAH In India since about 1870, with periods of decline and recovery, the silkworm is bred. In particular...
MELANGE HAND MADE TIES
Melange yarn seems to have French origins, probably related to embroidery and needles. The embroidery art is now mostly widespread among women but is well known that in the past was a man occupation. The melange yarn is usually composed...
JACQUARD HAND MADE TIES
Jacquard fabric takes its name from Joseph Marie Jacquard, its inventor. In Lyon he invented a loom thanks to which you could create fabrics with incredible weaving possibilities. At the Exposition des Produits de Industrie National of Paris in 1801, he presented...
PRINTED HAND MADE TIES
Printed fabrics are assumed to be originating in a small town: Macclesfield, situated in Cheshire country in England. This town was considered the biggest fabrics producer around the 1750. Four silk museums offer a wild range of information and products...
GRENADINE HAND MADE TIES
It's a long story coming from the period of the English Industrialization. It was in fact in 1809, in England, that an English creative called John Heathcoat built the first loom suited to produce the woven one in gauze. It...