Skye Silks produces high quality artisan silk textiles.
Jaine Mahon has her handweaving studio on the edge of Dunvegan on the Isle of Skye. Inspired by the colours of the ever changing landscape, Skye Silks offers scarves and garments which have been hand dyed and hand woven.
Jaine has over 30 years of experience of handweaving, dyeing and also spinning, has exhibited her work nationally and also teaches.
Jaine is happy to make commissions for customers and has made custom jackets, evening tops, waistcoats, scarves, stoles, jewellery and cushions for clients.
Syke Silks has a new range of Kumihimo silk jewellery. This is an ancient Japanese braid technique originally used to tie the Samurai warrior armour together and to hold the Obi in place for a lady. There are hundreds of Kumihimo braid designs and colour combinations producing unusual and unique jewellery.
About Skye Silks
Jaine weaves on a Scandinavian Toika 8 shaft floor loom and a Louet 8 shaft table loom for samples and smaller projects
The yarns are all hand dyed using painting, dip dye and resist techniques producing unique colours combinations ensuring that the items produced are one-off.