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August 25, 2017 | Last Modified: 2020

Travel Experience

VISIT OUR SILK FARM, located just 20 minutes from Siem Reap downtown and take advantage of the trip to enjoy a refreshing sight of the Cambodian lush scenery with the view of the vast and green paddy fields, the traditional stilted wooden houses, under the gaze of dozens of cows! While at the Angkor Silk Farm, you will find out a hidden treasure: a delightful quiet place surrounded by five hectares of mulberry trees plantations where the whole traditional process which gives birth to silk is displayed and explained by one of our smiling Cambodian guide who will welcome you and will offer you a free guided tour around the different workshops between which you will peacefully walk through small alleys all covered by greenery. During the visit, you will discover the complex process which starts with mulberry trees cultivation to enable silkworm farming; silkworm which will grow into cocoons that will then become silk threads… The visit will then continue with the wonder of our talented artisans working so meticulously with those threads to turn them into splendid silk fabrics.

Responsibility

Artisans Angkor is a semi-public and social Cambodian company that was originally created to help young rural people find work near their home village. As the offshoot of an educational project called Chantiers-Ecoles de Formation Professionnelle, aiming at providing professional skills to communities with little schooling, Artisans Angkor has maintained its actions in education by developing its own training program in the handicraft sector. Over the years, Artisans Angkor has become a real showcase of Khmer workmanship for its silk fabrics and garments, stone and wood carving, lacquered products, silver-plated copperware, silk painting, ceramics and jewellery. Not only does the company revive traditional Khmer Arts and Crafts but it also offers a collection of hand-made clothing and home furnishings fitted to contemporary lifestyles. Artisans Angkor offers a wide range of high quality products that can suit every taste.

Business Case

Since 1998, Artisans Angkor has successfully revitalized traditional workmanship while pioneering innovative social policies. Education, self-respect, and well-being are values we are committed to. This positive support creates a working environment where each employee’s venture results in high quality and inspirational products. Artisans Angkor has always strived to pioneer a new social policy in Cambodia, guaranteeing a fair income (higher level of salary than average) as well as social and medical welfare. Also, 5% of our craftsmen are people with disabilities and the company respects gender equal opportunity principles. The company is in full compliance with Cambodian Labor Law.

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VISIT OUR SILK FARM, located just 20 minutes from Siem Reap downtown and take advantage of the trip to enjoy a refreshing sight of the Cambodian lush scenery with the view of the vast and green paddy fields, the traditional stilted wooden houses, under the gaze of dozens of cows! While at the Angkor Silk Farm, you will find out a hidden treasure: a delightful quiet place surrounded by five hectares of mulberry trees plantations where the whole traditional process which gives birth to silk is displayed and explained by one of our smiling Cambodian guide who will welcome you and will offer you a free guided tour around the different workshops between which you will peacefully walk through small alleys all covered by greenery. During the visit, you will discover the complex process which starts with mulberry trees cultivation to enable silkworm farming; silkworm which will grow into cocoons that will then become silk threads… The visit will then continue with the wonder of our talented artisans working so meticulously with those threads to turn them into splendid silk fabrics.

Artisans Angkor is a semi-public and social Cambodian company that was originally created to help young rural people find work near their home village. As the offshoot of an educational project called Chantiers-Ecoles de Formation Professionnelle, aiming at providing professional skills to communities with little schooling, Artisans Angkor has maintained its actions in education by developing its own training program in the handicraft sector. Over the years, Artisans Angkor has become a real showcase of Khmer workmanship for its silk fabrics and garments, stone and wood carving, lacquered products, silver-plated copperware, silk painting, ceramics and jewellery. Not only does the company revive traditional Khmer Arts and Crafts but it also offers a collection of hand-made clothing and home furnishings fitted to contemporary lifestyles. Artisans Angkor offers a wide range of high quality products that can suit every taste.

Since 1998, Artisans Angkor has successfully revitalized traditional workmanship while pioneering innovative social policies. Education, self-respect, and well-being are values we are committed to. This positive support creates a working environment where each employee’s venture results in high quality and inspirational products. Artisans Angkor has always strived to pioneer a new social policy in Cambodia, guaranteeing a fair income (higher level of salary than average) as well as social and medical welfare. Also, 5% of our craftsmen are people with disabilities and the company respects gender equal opportunity principles. The company is in full compliance with Cambodian Labor Law.

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