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Silk cocoon jewelry



In the 1940s,
representatives of
the Mexican government
arrived in towns
in the Sierra Juarez
with seedlings of mulberry trees;
a number of years later
they returned with silkworms.

In this way,
the craft of weaving silk
was revived in the sierra.



Silk cocoon jewelry
Silk cocoon jewelry

silk cocoon rediscovered

 

 

SILK COCOONS REDISCOVERED

 

Silk Cocoons

Silk cocoon jewelry
Silk cocoon jewelry

Now,
out of these same cocoons,
she creates jewelry and other objects
of incredible intricacy and breadth.

silk cocoon rediscovered

silk cocoon rediscovered


Photos and text: Courtesy of Oax-i-fornia