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 rediscovered

silk cocoon rediscovered


Photos and text: Courtesy of Oax-i-fornia

 

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