This fascinating ornament is an actual Ceranchia wild silk cocoon in its natural undyed state. Ceranchia is a species of wild silk which is only found in Madagascar. It has a unique inner and outer cocoon, which make this natural wonder a beautiful conversation piece. Its natural golden color shimmers adding a festive sparkle to your home.
Our farmers use a sustainable harvesting technique when collecting wild silk cocoons so as not to harm the local silkworm population. In fact, every purchase promotes conservation efforts for this endemic species.
This silk ornament makes a perfect holiday decoration, or a captivating miniature art piece for anytime of year. It comes in a lovely kraft box for easy gifting, and includes a tag which tells the story of the silk.
- Measures 5.5" x 2.5”
- Made with Ceranchia wild silk cocoons.
- Handmade from start to finish in Madagascar
- Slight variations in size and color due to the handcrafted process
- Eco-friendly and Fair Trade Certified
- Product contains one wild silk cocoon ornament
This work of art is sustainably sourced and completely handmade by our artisan group SEPALIM, a poverty alleviation organization in northeastern Madagascar. SEPALIM invests in local leadership and community led initiatives, and works to link artisans and farmers to global markets. 100% of the profits from Tanana Silk are returned to our team in Madagascar.