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Handmade in Italy
Fabric: 40% silk, 30% wool, 30% cotton
Length: 147cm (= 58 inch)
Construction: 3-fold hand rolled
Beige and pops of blue are a dashing color combination. This tie’s construction is unique; the silk gives a certain formality, depth, and warmth to its colors, while wool and cotton adding just the right amount of movement and richness to make this tie appropriate in nearly all occasions. Ideal with a navy suit, pink striped shirt, samurai motif pocket square, boxcloth braces and brown loafers.
Grenadine ties are among our absolute favorites. There are only two weaving mills left in the world which can produce the original; both produce for Shibumi. The old looms on which this wonderful cloth is woven are often still made from wood and are carefully kept in shape by experienced technicians, for no new ones are made.
In the heart of the Italian silk industry, Como, lies one of the oldest silk weavers in Europe. Founded in mid-19th-century, at first as a supplier of silk for furnishings and clothing, they began to make silk for ties when it took its modern shape at the beginning of the 20th century. To this day, a lot of historic, wooden looms are in use, which have not been produced in decades. But there is no substitute for them: our popular grenadine silk is woven on them, for example. We just love this heritage of Italian craftsmanship and we do our best to keep those traditions alive.
|Fabric:||Cotton, Grenadine, Silk, Wool|
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