Silk Buying Guide

The ultimate guide to buying silk bedding products. Tips for buying high-quality silk sheets, silk pillowcases, silk comforters.

Seamless silk sheets are made of one complete silk fabric without any seams;  Seamed silk sheets are made of several pieces of silk fabric, sewed together. The cost of making seamless silk sheets are higher than seemed silk sheets, because the cost of a big, complete silk fabric is very expensive; while several small pieces
We use thread count to measure the quality of cotton bedding, the higher the better. But when it comes to silk, Thread count becomes unimportant. We use “Momme weight“instead, usually referred as “mm” or “MM”.  One momme = 4.340 grams per square meter; The typical momme weight range for a common silk types are: Charmeuse
Usage of Blankets Blankets are distinguished from bed sheets by their thickness and purpose. Blankets are thicker; even the thinnest blanket is thicker than the heaviest sheet. Extra-warm bedding All-season bedding Travel Outdoor use Kid’s room Guest rooms Throws Decorator blankets Sizes of Blanket Although there are some standard sizes of blanket, different companies may
For backpackers or hostel travelers, choosing a good sleeping bag liner for traveling is very important. We need to know different types of bag liners in order to make the best choice. Different Materials Used by Bag Liners Silk Bag Liners: Very lightweight (about 5 oz.) and compact. Silk helps insulate in cold weather but
A modern duvet (UK),  comforter (USA)  or doona (Australia) is like a sleeping bag, no matter how people call them in different countries. They can be divided by the fillings: Down or feathers Silk Wool Cotton Artificial fibers such as polyester batting. Among these, Silk filled duvet is the best choice, which brings you the
Silk Filled Duvet/ Comforter
Comforter is used in America, people in UK say duvet, people in Australia say doona or quilt. No matter how we speak, there are 3 main factors we need to take into consideration when buying: size, cover and filling. Which size of comforter fits your bed? It’s wise to measure your bed dimension before choosing

Mulberry Silk Vs. Non-mulberry Silk

Silk is a natural protein fiber, some forms of which can be woven into textiles. The best-known silk is obtained from the cocoons of the larvae of the mulberry silkworm Bombyx mori reared in captivity (sericulture). Mulberry silks Mulberry silk is the most common among the many kinds of silk. It makes up 90% of
Momme (mm) Weight is used to measure silk fabrics quality , the weight in pounds of a piece of fabric if it were sized 45 inches by 100 yards. One momme = 4.340 grams per square meter; Silk generally falls into a range of 6 momme  to  30 momme.  The typical momme weight range for a
Housewife Pillowcases have a sewn edge, which fits snugly to the pillow (below top). Pillowcases in the 19th Century had a simple opening at one end, and often the pillow would fall out. In the 1880’s the Housewives Co-operative in Bolton adapted a standard pillowcase to include an inside flap at the end, keeping the