Mulberry silk is famous for its smoothness and stronger fiber, and is the most expensive one in natural silk. Why is it so expensive? Here, before knowing why, you should know how mulberry silk is made?
The silkworms of the Bombyx mori moth are used to make mulberry silk. The moth lays eggs, and it dies after lays about 500 eggs. Place the tiny pinpoint size eggs at 65 degrees Fahrenheit with the temperature slowly and carefully raised to 75 degrees Fahrenheit to hatch the eggs.
Once the tiny silkworms are born, feed an exclusive diet of mulberry leaves 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The silkworms will have increased their weight about 10,000 times and will have built up enough energy to start spinning their cocoon, after eating mulberry leaves for a month. The silkworm needs 3 to 8 days to weave the cocoon.