Carlos Antonio have dedicated this page to the local community and Artisans creating these special pieces of Art. Long may their culture and heritage prosper!

Silk producer Nara Chan inspects baskets of silkworm larvae under propagation at the family's silk farm in Prek Bongkong village
Artisan feeding the Silk worms

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Silk producer Nara Chan displays silk table cloth at her family's silk farm in Prek Bongkong village, located in Kandal province near the capital Phnom Penh
Finished product
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Mulberry leaf’s where the silk worms feed on and the Mulberry fruit , which is edible

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Artisan weaving her magic at work
Cambodian grandmother Pres Noun (R), 68, poses with her children and grandchildren beside wooden looms at the family's silk farm
Family business with the Grandma passing her skills onto all generations.
Cambodian girl Chan Ran spins silk thread at her family's silk farm in Prek Bongkong village
Youngest family member starting her apprenticeship – first step , put the different dyed colors of silk onto binds.

Cambodian weaver Sei Ha prepares fine silk threads in a loom for weaving at his family's silk farm in Prek Bongkong village

A variety of plants that are the source of natural dyes for silk threads are pictured in a basket at a silk farm in Prek Bongkong village
Natural material used for dyeing the products include – prohut, lychee, banana leaf, chomposot, leak Khmer , paper flowers, coconut…

Nara Chan arranges fine silk threads in a loom for weaving at a silk farm in Prek Bongkong villageChan Da prepares fine gold-coloured silk threads in a loom for weaving at a silk farm in Prek Bongkong villageA weaver prepares fine Cambodian gold-coloured silk threads in a loom for weaving at a silk farm in Prek Bongkong village, located in Kandal province near the capital Phnom Penh