Cambodian Golden Silk is originally made from silkworms that eat mulberry leaves. Today, some areas keep the traditional way of producing Khmer Golden Silk while insome areas they use other kinds of yarn for spinning, weaving and producing Som Putt Houl, Pha Mourng, scarfs, etc. The producers pay high attention on quality.
- Uniqueness of Khmer silk: it is a hand-made product, using only natural dye.
- Producer: Approximately 300 families in Prek Chang Krang Commune of Sithor Kandal District.
- Market: Prey Veng and Phnom Penh.
Mr. Hak Chan Thol, silk trader and Deputy Director of Hun Sen Preak Sandek High School. Tel: 012 321 837.