Some basic knowledge about silk types

Silk is a natural protein fiber, some forms of which can be woven into textiles. Silk is both softer than human hair but as strong as wire. It is resistant to dust and moths. Silk has been used for thousands of years dating back to Indus Valley Civilization which was present around 2500 BC. China is the …

What is silk and how to care for silk ?

What is silk? Silk is a filament fiber formed from proteins secreted by Bombyx mori, or silkworms. It is one of the finest yarns available to fabric producers and can be used for some of the most delicate and elegant fabrics or some rustic looks such as silk tweeds made with the shorter filaments. In …

History of Silk

Silk is a remarkable textile, and it has a long and fascinating history. The secret behind silk production was successfully guarded by the Chinese for over two thousand years, making it one of the longest kept industrial secrets in the world. Far from being just a textile, this material is the stuff of legend, and …