Hand crocheted recycled silk. No two are identical, color variations may occur. Silk sari cuttings are collected and recycled into yarn to live another life instead of going to the trash. These items are produced in a Fair Trade cooperative in Nepal and pays a fair wage to workers in the local context. No sweatshop labor is used in these beautiful products. Feel good and look good. The purchase of these beautiful items benefits women and girls in Nepal. Please note: due to the nature of this fabric the hat may shed for a short time. To avoid this simply shake hat or wash to remove excess fibers.