Silk Identification

How to tell genuine silk from fake silk? There are a number of ways you can use together to try to determine if a fabric is genuine silk or a synthetic man-made fabric that looks like silk.

Silk and satin are both smooth and soft, but they are actually very different products. Silk is natural, and it is made only from cocoons of silk worms. Satin, a man made product, can be produced from combinations of silk, polyester or nylon threads. The common point of them is that they both originated in
Silk is a natural protein fibre which can be woven into different types of fabrics including silk chiffon, silk crepe, silk shantong, silk habotai, and silk charmeuse/satin. In other words, charmeuse and satin are specific types of weaves. No one uses silk chiffon to make silk beddings since it is so flimsy and light weight.
Mulberry silk & chameuse silk are two different concepts. Mulberry silk is the ingredient (means it is pure silk that comes from cultivated silk worms that fed on mulberry leaves) while chameuse silk is the final product, it means they use 100% mulberry silk fibers to weave into charmeuse weave. (Silk fiber can also be
Fake silk fabric is becoming more and more difficult to distinguish, even the most experienced experts can’t tell the difference by simply observing or feeling. How do we tell if my silk is genuine or artificial (polyester, for example) ? There are many methods to identify real silk, but only two are accurate and easy
Satin, Charmeuse and Mulberry Silk are three totally different concepts. Satin is a weave Satin is a weave that typically has a glossy surface and a dull back. The satin weave is characterized by four or more fill or weft yarns floating over a warp yarn or vice versa, four warp yarns floating over a