There are four types of natural silk which are commercially known and produced in the world. Among them mulberry silk is the most important and contributes as much as 90 per cent of world production, therefore, the term silk in general refers to the silk of the mulberry silkworm.
Which is the most finest silk?
The Best All-Season Natural Silks of IndiaMuga Silk. An exclusive specialty of Assam, the Muga silk is one of the rarest silks produced in the world. Eri Silk. Eri silk, also known as Endi or Errandi silk is one such variety of silk. Tasar Silk. Kosa Silk. Mulberry Silk. Banarasi Silk. Baluchari Silk. Chanderi Silk. •15 Sep 2020
What is the best silk come from?
mulberry silkworm Bombyx mori The best-known silk is obtained from the cocoons of the larvae of the mulberry silkworm Bombyx mori reared in captivity (sericulture).
Is famous for its silk?
China produces and supplies the maximum amount of silk in the world. It is a costly fabric that is used in both the biomedical field and the fashion industry. India is also quite famous for its silk. Mysore in India is known for its silk sarees.
Why is my silk rough?
Silk reacts to alkaline detergents. These can cause the silk to become rough and even cause the fabric to break down. So, when washing silk, even by hand, ensure that you use a mild detergent. This creates an excellent solution to wash silk in and pretty much eliminates stiffness after washing.