Silk produced in these
villages has unique. Cambodian - influenced,
patterns. The silk threads used here are
highly delicate, soft, lustrous and of highest quality.
silk threads are dyed with colors from natural ingredients. For
instance, red color comes from lac, and yellow color from
turmeric. These threads are woven tightly and elaborately to
yield diverse patterns. Major weaving village are Ban Khwao
Sinarin, King Amphoe Khwao Sinarin ; Ban Chan Rom, Tombon Ta Ong,
Amphoe Muang ; and Ban Sawai, Tambon Sawai, Amphoe Muang.
most acclaimed silk is pha hole, which differs from other matmi,
or tied - and - dyed silk, with regards to the selection of silk
threads, the tie - and - dye technique and the weaving style. Pha
hole, normally of gray, red, white, green and yellow colors, is
woven so tightly that it can hold water on its surface. Surin
people always give pha hole to their favorite heir, as it is
very difficult and time - con - summing to make. Villagers always
use pha hole only during special occasions such as wedding, and
merit making ceremony.