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How Silkworms Make Silk

Silk production, or sericulture, is the nearly 5000 year old process that supplies the world with its most prized threads. Subscribe to our channel! http://w...

Silk - Simple English Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia

Silk is a natural fiber made by the silk worm larvae. Silk is often used to make cloth. The cloth can be made into clothes, rugs, bedding, or can be used to write or paint on. Silk fibers are very strong. In the past, silk was used to make parachu...

Silk Facts, Information, Pictures | Encyclopedia.Com Articles About Silk

silk A material produced by the silk glands of spiders, some insects, and certain other invertebrates (e.g. centipedes). It is exuded as a liquid...

All About Silk: A Fabric Dictionary & Swatchbook (Fabric Reference Series, Volume 1): Julie Parker: 9780963761200: Amazon.Com: Books

All About Silk is the first volume in the series. A brief introduction covers the history of silk, the main sources of silk and the silk textile industry, followed by descriptions and samples of 32 silk fabrics, in alphabetical order: batiste de s...

Why Silk Is A Special Fiber!

Merely mentioning silk causes the mind to think luxury. Learning about silk and the history behind the production of silk explains why silk is considered a special fiber and that knowledge helps to soften the blow of what may seem like an outrageo...

Silk From Worm Spit

Silk is used to make beautiful clothing, furniture and other luxurious materials. But the credit is due to the creepy, crawly little worms that create it!

Types Of Silk | International Sericultural Commission

The larvae of D., from the Mediterranean bio-geographic region (southern Italy, Greece, Romania, Turkey, etc.), feed primarily on trees such as pine, ash cypress, juniper and oak. They spin white cocoons measuring about 8.9 cm x 7.6 cm. In ancient...

How Is Silk Made?

Mark D. asks: How do they make real silk from worms? One of the softest fabrics on the planet, shiny, breathable and comfortable, silk has been a highly prized cloth since it was first harvested thousands of years ago. And despite advances in prod...

Glossary Of Silk Fabric And Weaves « Fabrics.Net

Brocade is a jacquard weave with an embossed effect and contrasting surfaces. Can also be woven with synthetic or man-made fibers. Canton Crepe is a soft crepe woven fabric with small crosswise ribs. Similar to crepe de chine but heavier. Chiffon ...

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Kanchipuram Handloom Silk Saree Weaving Process

I shot this video at Emmanuval Silks, about Traditional Handloom Weaving process. It feels nice to know how traditional Hand-loom Sarees were made. Its a mam...

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