Silk is one of the old and most valuable fabrics in the world. The smooth, durable fabric is made by harvesting the natural filament from the cocoons of silkworms, then dyeing, spinning and weaving the threads.
- Silk amino acids, a natural ingredient found in the fabric, have been found to reduce specific signs of ageing.
- Silk is excellent at keeping your skin hydrated and plump
- Silk is a 100% hypoallergenic, odourless breathable fabric. The ideal choice for allergy sufferers and those with particularly sensitive skin.
- Silk has antimicrobial properties that help the skin stay clear and free of irritations.
- Silk is one of the most insulating natural fibres. This means that silk clothing is great at keeping you warm in winter and cool in summer.
- Good quality silk can last a lifetime. For a fabric so thin and lightweight, silk is extremely strong. Silk thread is so strong that it’s four times stronger than a steel thread of the same thickness.
- Silk is simply beautiful to look at. There is no other fabric on this earth that can compare to silks luxurious appearance and feel.
The art of producing silk is, by nature, highly sustainable.
- The fibre remains natural throughout its processing.
- Silk fibre processing has a very low environmental impact.
- During its life, silk does not release polluting substances.
- Silk is 100% recyclable and reusable.
- In silk production, produced material is used fully, eliminating waste.
- Silkworm breeding mostly takes place in rural agricultural environments and represents a significant source of income for many families.
- Activities related to silk accompany the history of human kind.
- Silk plays a vital role in modern society both from the view of traditional textile use and in terms of being an important cultural reference.