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This Red and Blue Kingfisher Silk Tie is handmade in England and made from the finest quality silk. This ties repeat pattern is taken from a sketch from 19th-century naturalist William John Swainson. This tie looks absolutely striking when paired with a solid coloured jacket and pocket square.
Our Handmade Process
Each tie is hand cut, tipped and sewn together. Once the tie pieces have been joined together the tie is then pressed ready to be slipped. A woolen lining is placed into the tie and the hand slipper then pins along the tie folding the fabric on to the lining and creating an even seam along the length of the tie. Starting at the narrow end, a stretch loop is added while slipping along the tie. The stretch loop is one continuous piece of thread used to slip the tie without joins. This allows the fabric movement when worn and the stretch loop ensures more flexibility. This is unique to a handmade tie.
The ‘bar tack’ or ‘bullion’ stitch is added at each end of the tie while it is being slipped. This is also a special stitch that shows that the tie has been hand sewn. The self-loop and the label are added before the tie is checked and packed ready for delivery.
If you are not completely happy with your purchase for any reason, we will provide a full refund or exchange.
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