Silkworm can produce up to several thousand feet find threads. Twist the silken thread and connect them with additional pieces of thread collected from silkworm cocoons to create silk fibers. Combine 48 twisted fibers to create raw silk which can be weaved into a thick fabric.
- Use your vacuum’s brush or upholstery tool to regularly vacuum the raw silk sofa to remove dust and residues that build up on the surface of the raw silk.
- Rub the dirt or mud stains gently with a wet and soft cloth to dissolve the dirt, working in circular motions. Then, let the sofa air dry.
- For tougher stains, apply a squirt of dish soap to the damp cloth, then rub the stains with circular motions. Do not scrub it. Rinse the soft cloth with cold water to remove any soap residue. Let the sofa air dry.
- Mix up a solution of equal parts water and white vinegar, and fill this solution into a small spray bottle. Lightly spray the vinegar solution onto the raw silk sofa to clean stains. Wait for 10 minutes. Use a soft cloth to rub the area, working in a circular motion. Rinse the soft cloth with cool water to remove any vinegar residue. Let the sofa air dry.
- If the stains still exist, you can take your sofa cloth to a dry cleaner to remove it.
- Treat stains as soon as possible after staining. The older stain, the more difficult it will be to remove.
- Always use cool water.
- Never heavy scrub raw silk.
- Do not use harsh chemicals, gritty abrasives or a scrub brush on your raw silk sofa.