The province of Xieng Khouang has always been synonymous with fine Laotian silk, the tradition of which dates back for centuries. Mulberries Organic Silk Farm, in the Phonsavan District of Xieng Khouang Province, is an establishment that aims to promote silk production as a way to generate income to families in surrounding areas while preserving the vanishing art of Laotian weaving.
Mulberries Organic Silk FarmNon-profitYoung mulberry plantCuttingsSilk wormsStaple dietSoaked in waterNothing is wastedAncient techniqueUnravelBoiling leavesSilk worm cocoonsSoften and dye the silkDryingJackFruitAir dryingWeavingWorkshopsLaos silk