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    These beautiful golden Silk Cocoons are so interesting and unique! Cricula cocoons are covered in small, uneven holes which create the beautiful, lacey effect. They are at their most beautiful used in their natural form as embellishments and surface decoration or trims. Or for incorporating into felting or weavings.

    There are lots of gorgeous examples on the web, including Pinterest, where the cocoons are used to create fabulous jewellery pieces and unique textiles.

    The Details

    • 100% wild silk
    • Silkworms are not harmed as the silk caps are harvested after the new silkworm has emerged and left the cocoon
    • Weight: approx 14gm / 0.5oz
    • Approx 200 cocoons per packet
    • Each cocoon is approx. 4.5 x 5cm (1.5 x 1.75inchs) and almost as light as air – but not fragile
    • Habu Textiles F-7

    Nice to Know

    • All ORA orders are packed in a gorgeous unbleached, calico drawstring bag
    • All ORA yarns are stored away from the sunlight and in a pet free and smoke free environment

    Care

    • Hand wash

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    Louise Grant
    Beautiful

    I am in the process of making a basket with them. I’m looking forward to creating with them

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    Louise
    Very nice

    Very nice silkwork cocoons for crafts. Thank you very much! Louise

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    pohlian
    Wonderful item

    Absolutely wonderful item that I’ve discovered. This shop has so many beautiful products that just teases me to buy and go craft-crazy.

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    Valrie
    Amazing and in great condition!

    Amazing and in great condition! Thank you!

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    Ramona
    very beautiful little pieces

    These are indeed very beautiful little pieces in and of themselves. I look forward to using them in my creations. Thank you Debbie.