A Handwoven Scarf for Christmas from Capsicum

A hand-woven scarf or shawl in 100% wool or in embroidered silk, always makes a special gift at Christmas. At Capsicum Natuurstoffen, the collection is unique in Amsterdam. They source their stunning natural fabrics direct from India, where they have a network of artisan craftsmen and women with whom they work. Read more A Handwoven Scarf for Christmas from Capsicum

Unique hand woven silk scarves with beads – now available at Capsicum

On a recent trip to India, Nelleke van de Streek, owner of Capsicum, was in Varanasi on the banks of the Ganges, observing at first hand how a unique collection of silk scarves and shawls destined for the Capsicum store in Amsterdam were hand embroidered with beads. These local Varanasi craftsmen & women are highly skilled and like true artisans, have worked hard over the years to perfect their technique. Nelleke is impressed. Read more Unique hand woven silk scarves with beads – now available at Capsicum

Valentine’s Day Gifts – Say it with Cheese this year!

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, here is a great Valentines Gift Idea from Reypenaer Cheese – a duo of fine cheeses beautifully wrapped in hearts and available online for €14.95. AND they are offering free delivery throughout the Netherlands! Read more Valentine’s Day Gifts – Say it with Cheese this year!