3 Grades of Mulberry Silk

Silk is generally divided into three grades: A, B and C. Different grades means different quality of silk. Our silk comforter is filled with Grade A silk fibers. Grade A Silk Grade A silk, top grade silk, has long strands, contains almost no impurities and has a pearly white color with a healthy sheen to

Mulberry Silk vs. Wild Silk

Can you distinguish between mulberry silk and wild silk? What is Mulberry Silk? Mulberry silk, high quality silk, is made from silkworms raised in captivity under exacting conditions. 5000 years ago, people produced silk by using silkworm cocoons, and bred domesticated silkworms for their excellence in producing silk. People only fed white mulberry leaves to
Each fabric is different, so is silk. To measure the quality of silk fabric when shopping for silk products,  we must keep in mind the 3 key points: Weave, Momme Weight & Thread Count. 1. Type of Weave Our silk fabric for bedding products is Charmeuse weave which is one side dull and one shiny.

How Is Mulberry Silk Made

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
Before purchasing silk sheets, you had better know some basic types. Wild silk and cultivated silk are the main two types of silk. Wild silk comes from wild silkworms. Wild silk is not as durable or as strong as cultivated, for its filament threads are not long continuous threads like those from cultivated silk. However,
Can you distinguish the difference between mulberry silk and wild silk? Mulberry silk Mulberry silk, also called cultivated silk, is the most common among the many kinds of silk. It makes up 90% of the silk supply in the world. This popular kind is produced by the bombyx mori silkworms which are fed from the
Mulberry silk, made from silkworms raised in captivity under stringent conditions, is the most expensive high quality silk. Why is mulberry silk so expensive? We should know how mulberry silk is made at first. How Mulberry Silk is Made? Silkworm moth lays eggs, and it dies after lays 500 eggs. Place these eggs in a
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
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
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

Mulberry Silk & 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). 1. Mulberry silks Mulberry silk is the most common among the many kinds of silk. It makes up 90%