Scarf is a long or square piece of cloth which is tied on head or neck. Normally people use scarf in cold weather to protect themselves from chilled air. But now they made it a fashion and use it in hot weather also. Scarf come in different style and colors which matches your cloth style.
Scarf was first originated in Ancient Rome but not to protect from cold but to keep clean. Its name was sudarium in Latin and was then translated to scarf in English which was used to clean sweat from face and neck especially in desert areas. In the beginning it was only the men who worn scarf around their neck or tie it to their belts but now it is becoming a hot favorite fashion in women. Women scarf is basically made up of wool, pashimina or silk.
The most common type of scarves used is embroidered scarf, silk scarf, designer scarf, head scarf, neck scarf, animal paint scarf, cotton-linen scarf, kids scarf, velvet neck scarf, winter scarf, fur scarf, knit scarf, etc. These scarves are made by designers, woven, knitted or machine made or just simply handmade. Just have a look at some of the scarf styles.
Embroidered scarves have tradition looks and are handmade. It is its beautiful traditional embroidery which makes it different from other scarves. Embroidered scarves were used in Roman times. It is an extraordinary work of art done by experts. Commonly these scarves are used in hot weather but now people are stepping towards the embroidered scarves made of wool which is used in cold weather. It is becoming a favorite piece of knitted cloth to be worn with any dress. It gives comfort and ads style to the clothes. Wool that is used to knit these scarves is made from the fleece of sheep.
Handmade scarves are also a beautiful piece of art from fabric paint experts. It comes mainly in bright colors and everybodys hot favorite. Painting is done on cotton, wool, chiffon, satin or georgette. Hand painted scarves are worn around neck, hips, head, as a beach dress and also matched with any type of cloth.
Silk scarves were used by warriors of a renowned Chinese Emperor Cheng. It was originated during 1000 B.C. They used it to keep their body warm in winters and now it is used for the same thing and for fashion. It keeps you comfortable in winters and is an addition of style to personality.
Beaded scarves are basically made for girls. In this scarf beads are woven on a piece of cloth. Different types of beads are used like golden, silver, white, etc. This gives a beautiful look to the scarf and is best for wearing in parties. Mostly people prefer white beads.
Finally whatever scarf you like and choose one thing that comes to the point is that it shows personality of a person and ads style. It is a wonderful accessory worn by both males and females.